Baseball Hall of Famer Gets Help from Twitter to Reunite with His Dog

Farzin Vousoughian@farzin21Contributor IIIMay 30, 2012

KANSAS CITY, MO - MARCH 31:   Former player George Brett of the Kansas City Royals waves to the crowd as he is honored prior to the start of the opening day game against the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim at Kauffman Stadium on March 31, 2011 in Kansas City, Missouri.  (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)
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Miracles do indeed come true. But who ever thought that miracle would work through Twitter? George Brett did.

With over 11,000 followers on his Twitter account, the former Kansas City Royal reached out to his followers for help to find his dog, Charlie.

Brett also asked popular members from the sports media to help, using #FindCharlie to trend on Twitter.

Please help: My dog has gone missing. his name is Charlie and he is a black labradoodle. HELP Please. Pic to follow!

Help my family and I find our missing Dog! Missing inMission Hills Ks. Thank You Buster!

Help us find our dog Charlie! Missing in Mission Hills KS! REWARD

At 8:23 am CST, Brett confirmed on his Twitter account that his dog has been found.

We got him! Thank you for all the support! It is so touching to see how many people care! You all were a big help! Thank you

Stories like this prove that searches can end in a successful result, thanks to social networking websites. Many people nowadays are using Facebook and Twitter to find a loved one and are receiving a lot of support.

Brett was a member of the Royals from 1973-1993. He was a 13-time All-Star and was the AL MVP in 1980. He helped the Royals win their only World Series title in 1985.