Internet, we need you to find this boy’s Eeyore

Social media can be a mean beast at times but every once in a while it can be harnessed for good.

Let’s hope this is one of those times.

Ten-year-old William Ihle, a Minneapolis boy with a rare genetic disorder, is on the hunt for his missing best friend, Eeyore. The stuffed donkey disappeared while William and his family were traveling on spring break last week.

As William’s mother explained on Facebook, Eeyore is no regular stuffed animal. William has tuberous sclerosis, and the stuffed animal “is comfort for every scary crappy thing he has fought since he was 18 months old.”

Mr William lost his beloved Eeyore somewhere in his spring break travels. We are doing claims with all of the…

Posted by Kari Ihle on Wednesday, April 4, 2018


Internet, do your thing. Find Eeyore for William.

  • Barton

    This is horrible! and I am not being sarcastic. I remember when my teddy bear (Tevvy) was blown out of our tent during a tornado when I was a kid. I was in an utter panic (we lost a lot of things, but I didn’t care b/c I had lost my bear). Luckily, my mom had sewn an address label to his posterior. A farmer found Tevvy on his property and sent him home. He was quite bleached out from his ordeal, but back home.

    I am hoping (and possibly praying) that Eeyore finds his way back to William.

  • Gary F

    As my son told me 20 years ago. “Pooh every day”.