DALLAS - A party with a purpose was held Saturday in Dallas.

A cookout took place in an effort to raise money for Micaela White's medical expenses. The 18-year old is battling leukemia.

For her family, the support they have been getting is overwhelming. Right now, Micaela is in the ICU fighting to get better so she can get back home.

Mainly what I see is just a good support system, a good group of friends, a good group of family that reach out to everybody, said Danny White, Micaela's father. I have a lot of friends who have done a lot of work on computers and the Internet to get the word out.

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