Friends on Facebook track down stolen newborn

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babyvictoriaA Canadian couple “experienced the worst time of [their] lives” on Monday evening when their baby was snatched from a maternity ward in Quebec by a woman posing as a nurse, CBC reports.

“She walked calmly down the hall, wearing a nurse’s uniform. No one asked any questions about who she was,” a hospital employee tells Radio-Canada.

The police immediately issued an Amber Alert, which ended up on Facebook. Continue reading

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10-year-old with no friends finds 1.5 million of them on Facebook

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colinWhen a mother of a boy with Asperger’s asked him who he wanted to invite to his 11th birthday party, he had quick answer:  “He said there wasn’t a point because he has no friends,” Jennifer Cunningham reveals on a Facebook page she created to cheer Colin up.

No doubt it will. In less than two weeks, it has prompted 1.56 million likes, heartfelt messages of support from around the world and news reports. Continue reading

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