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Vigil Held for Dallas Firefighter Battling COVID-19

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There was a large show of support Wednesday night for a Dallas firefighter who's battling COVID-19 at Parkland Hospital.

David Leos has been with Dallas Fire-Rescue for over 40 years.

He's currently in the ICU fighting for his life.

Fellow firefighters organized the vigil for him.

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"I'd say compassion and strength are two defining qualities of this man. He's a firefighter. He's a rough and tumble, but when you meet Dave, and you look into his eyes, you can just tell he's a compassionate human being," said Christian Hinojosa, Board Member of the Hispanic Firefighters Association.

Fellow firefighters also describe Leos as a fighter, who battled Leukemia and overcame it.

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