Most eight year olds spend June counting down the days until summer vacation.
Maddy Grayless, a spunky Colorado girl with dreams of being a paleontologist and baker, just wanted to inspire good deeds.
Two weeks ago, Maddy had a nosebleed that would not stop. After spending the night in the hospital and undergoing several tests, the diagnosis was grim: the 8 year old had Osteosarcoma, a deadly form of bone cancer, and was given two months to live.
“She was so sad,” her mother, Jessica Grayless told Fox Denver. “She talked a lot about the things she was going to miss. And she said to me at one point, ‘Mom, I just wanted to be able to make a difference’.”
And make a difference she has. The creation of a Facebook page titled 'Maddy The Mighty' calls upon people to perform and post random acts of kindness in Maddy’s name. The site, created by a family friend, has gathered almost 8,500 likes as of Friday.
Users have dubbed themselves “Maddy’s Mighty Minions,” inspired by the filmRead More »from Eight year old’s dying wish to make a difference becomes a reality