Benefit held for boy buried in sink hole

ROCK FALLS, Ill. — It has been over a month since Nathan Woessner was trapped for hours in a Mt. Baldy sand dune. 

On Saturday, his community held a fundraiser for the six-year-old and his family.

Wristbands, car decals and t-shirts were sold with all the money raised going to Nathan's family. The money will help pay the medical bills.

The family was on vacation in Michigan City in July when Nathan was buried for hours.

"He's doing wonderful. He's out there running around and this is every 6-year-old boy's dream," said Faith and Greg Woessner. "Running around with all kinds of tractors and friends and games, he's having a blast."

Saturday's benefit also had bounce houses and a silent auction.

Mt. Baldy is still closed until further notice.

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