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Viral post reunites Petersburg girl with her toy travel companion


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Piglet and Aurora go camping during their little unexpected adventure. Petersburg resident Lizzie Thompson accidentally left the stuffed animals on a state ferry earlier this month and pleaded for their return on Facebook. Her post went viral and on Friday, June 19, Piglet was reunited with her owner, Kate Thompson, 8.

Their adventures were always meant to be educational in addition to fun, but two stuffed animals ended up teaching a different sort of lesson after taking an unplanned trip on a state ferry.

Eight-year-old Kate Thompson was thrilled to be reunited last week with her traveling companion, Piglet, and her friend's sea turtle, Aurora, after a post her mother made about losing the stuffed animals went viral on social media.

"I wanted to teach her when you make a mistake, you admit to it and do the best you can to fix it," said her mother, Lizzie Thompson.

Lizzie met her friend Melanie Levy in a...

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