A Stolen teddy bear with dying mother’s voice has been returned after actor Ryan Reynolds, celebrities offered a $15,000 reward

Stolen teddy bear with dying mother’s voice returned to daughter after actor Ryan Reynolds and others offered a $15,000 reward

(CNN)A Vancouver woman has been reunited with a teddy bear that has special significance for her.

Mara Soriano’s mother, Marilyn Soriano, 53, died on June 29, 2019, after battling cancer. Mara Soriano said her mom gifted her the bear, which includes a voice-recorded message, shortly before her passing.

During a hectic move last week, the bear was stolen from outside the U-Haul that Soriano and her fiance rented to transport their belongings. It was packed in a bag with other valuables.

On Saturday, after CNN’s news partner CBC reported a story about the missing bear, the search for Soriano’s bear spread quickly across social media and caught the attention of actor Ryan Reynolds.

Reynolds offered a reward of $5,000 for the re… Continue Reading (2 minute read)

7 thoughts on “A Stolen teddy bear with dying mother’s voice has been returned after actor Ryan Reynolds, celebrities offered a $15,000 reward”

  1. Mobius_Peverell

    This was huge news in Vancouver when it happened. It was found pretty quickly after the original video was made & Reynolds put his weight behind it.

  2. troll_berserker

    I misunderstood the title as saying it was Ryan Reynold’s teddy bear.

  3. FoolhardyNikito

    What psycho steals a teddy bear?

  4. ReverseRiku

    Soooo…it says two ‘Good Samaritans’ returned the bear. Is there any proof they weren’t the ones that stole it in the first place?

  5. WidukinOG91

    Ryan Reynolds is a treasure.

  6. BCGraff

    Damn I sure wish I had a teddy bear with my mom’s voice recording in it.

  7. InaccurateStatistics

    A teddy bear with the voice of a dying mother would fuel endless nightmares.

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