Facebook group helps McHenry County girl find stuffed animal

CRYSTAL LAKE, Ill. (AP) - A Facebook group for McHenry County bargain shoppers helped reunite a 6-year-old girl and her twin sister with their missing stuffed animal.

The Northwest Herald in Crystal Lake reports that 21-year-old Christine Granlund found the toy she would later learn is named Gray-Gray Mouse while stopped at a red light in a construction zone.

Granlund turned for help to a closed Facebook group where more than 20,000 members shop for baby clothes, furniture and other items.

Group member Linda Estey said her daughter lost Gray-Gray Mouse while the family was in their car looking for a new home.

Granlund told the newspaper that losing a childhood Barbie doll also through a car window motivated her to help return the companion with light gray fur and round pink ears.

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