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Girl battling rare disorder makes Broadway debut

January 4, 2013 7:07:22 PM PST
There was an inspirational Broadway debut Friday night for an 11-year-old girl battling a life-threatening illness.

11-year-old Ellie White took center stage in "Elf the Musical".

She suffers from Wolfram's Syndrome, a rare genetic disorder.

Ellie, who performed in an ensemble role, flew from her home in Colorado to live out her dream to be on Broadway.

But her main mission is to spread awareness about her disorder.

The average life expectancy for Wolfram's Syndrome is 30 years.

There is no cure.

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