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Little Ellie looked 'teddy-where' for Doggy
4:40pm Monday 15th October 2012 in News
LITTLE Ellie Reagan couldn't bear to be without her best friend, Doggy.
After a trip to Grove Park, in Tiptree, the two-year-old realised her favourite teddy had gone missing.
When mum Kyla Behan could not find the teddy, she asked for help on Facebook site Buy, Sell or Swap Tiptree.
After a village-wide search, four days later, on Monday, she was contacted by the Grove Park keeper, who had found Doggy on the roof of his building and that his ear was in the middle of the field.
“I couldn’t believe the response I received from the mummies of Tiptree,” said Miss Behan, of Station Road, Tiptree, who gave Ellie the teddy when she was six months old.
“When I heard, I went straight there to pick him up.
“He was soaking wet, muddy, missing his ear and had a smashed eye.”
Miss Behan, 23, quickly patched up the patient and put him in the washing machine before reuniting him with his best friend.
“She has not put him down since,” she added.
“I think she will always want to have him there.”