(CBS News) Henderson, Tenn. -- An Internet video by 9-year-old Robby
Novak has been viewed 12 million times. He plays the role of "Kid
President," giving the world a pep talk.
While Robby lives it up on camera, it's his life off camera that is the real inspiration.
has osteogenesis imperfecta, a disease that makes his bones brittle. He
has had more than 70 broken bones and 13 surgeries. He has steel rods
in both legs.
But Robby says he doesn't worry about breaking things.
don't worry about -- like, that's my point!" he exclaims. "I'm trying
not to worry about it. Like, I want everybody to know ... I'm not that
kid who breaks a lot. Like, I'm just -- I'm just a kid who wants to have
Robby says it's "amazing" to see himself in
the videos. Asked what is amazing, he responds, "Mostly, making the
world a better place."
It's proof that even a boy this fragile can inspire millions to be strong.