TULSA, OK -- Thursday was the kick-off day for the March of Dimes' 2010 Walk for Babies. News On 6 Anchor Terry Hood emceed the event.

This year's Ambassador Mother is Becky Dick whose daughter Abbie was born weighing just 1.5 pounds.

"We're indebted to them for our life and the life of Abbie," Becky Dick said of the March of Dimes.

Little Abbie spent the first four months of her life in the hospital. Now she's a healthy 8-year-old and was the star of Thurday's kick-off for the 2010 Walk for Babies.

This year's walk is set for April 24th. Sign up to walk to donate at the March of Dimes web site.