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An Outpouring of Community Support For Local Photographer

September 13, 2018 10:56 PM

(ABC 6 News) -- From city council members to teachers, dozens of people from across the region came out Thursday to support a member of the ABC 6 News family.

A benefit was held at Pizza Ranch in Austin in honor of ABC 6 News Chief Photographer Chad Corey.  He is in need of a kidney transplant and is currently undergoing dialysis three times a week at Mayo Clinic.  He says the support he is seeing is making a huge difference in healing.
 
"I'm overwhelmed with the amount of people here, which is really great," said Corey, "I never really imagined so many people would come out, I mean even people that I haven't seen in many years, even first-grade teachers, it's pretty incredible to see the support."

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The support has been so overwhelming, Chad's family and friends are throwing another benefit on October 6, at the Austin Eagles Club from 3 p.m. to 8 p.m.
    

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