HOUSTON (KTRK) --A fundraiser was held Saturday for a Houston firefighter who was stabbed in the eye trying to save a man.
Houston fire captain Kenny Willingham had his eye removed after it was badly damaged in order to heal.
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The benefit was held at the Vietnamese Baptist church to help raise money for Willingham's medical costs. There were barbecue sandwiches, door prizes, a live and silent auction. The community came out to show their support.