FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. - Days after one of the darkest days in South Florida history, a silver-lining appeared when a little girl was reunited with her teddy bear.
During the shootings at Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport last week, a young girl named Courtney left behind her teddy bear in the chaos that ensued.
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As their 10-year-old daughter was crying over her lost friend, Courtney's mom, Kim, sent out a tweet pleading for help in locating the bear named Rufus. Even the Broward Sheriff's Office got into the search, re-tweeting the message to a wider audience.
Thankfully, just days after the shootings that left 5 people dead, airport workers found Rufus among the thousands of items left behind during the incident.
"We found Rufus!" the airport tweeted.
@klariviere3 - We found #Rufus! We have your contact info from when you called our hotline. We'll DM you. @browardsheriff #FLLShooting https://t.co/mJOq9h4AJ7 — Ft. Laude-Hlwd Int'l (@FLLFlyer) January 10, 2017
Tuesday afternoon, Courtney and Rufus were reunited at the airport.
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