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#Spotlight: Woman Who Lost Her Eye In A Shooting Rescues Dog Who Also Lost His Eye In An Attack! Feels!

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Cue the tissues! You're definitely going to need them!

In June, Maria Williamson — a server from Mobile, Alabama — was shot in the face when four men attempted to steal her car.

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According to the 26-year-old:

"The bullet went through my nose, and damaged my right eye, over the course of the next week I had two surgeries, one of them to remove my right eye."

The suspects — who authorities believe to be teens — have yet to be caught.

While she was recovering, a dog in her vicinity named Bear suffered a similar injury when he was attacked by bigger dog, causing his eye to pop out of its socket.

The puppy was just four-weeks-old.

Bear was taken to the Animal Rescue Foundation, a nonprofit organization that fosters animals and tries to find them a home.

After the cute pup had surgery to remove his damaged eye, staff members of the charity started a crowdfunding page to help pay for his medical fees. Williamson's boyfriend saw the post and immediately told Maria.

After realizing they shared a similar story, she acted quickly in order to ensure Bear had a home.

She said:

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