Heartwarming: Childhood besties reunited with help of social media

Heartwarming: Childhood besties reunited with help of social media

- Brianna posted a photo of herself and a childhood bestie from 2006

- She appealed to Twitter users to help her reconnect with her friend

- Before long, her friend replied to her tweet

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A Twitter user from Mississippi, United States, has reconnected with her childhood bestie after 12 years thanks to Twitter.

Brianna, who uses @briannacry as her Twitter username, recently posted a photo of herself and her bestie from back in 2006, Briefly.co.za gathered. She wrote:

Hey twitter, I met this girl on a dinner cruise in Hawaii in 2006. We were basically best friends for that night, so I need y’all to help me find my best friend cause I miss her and I need to see how she’s doing now. Please retweet this so we can be reunited.

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Before long, tweeps retweeted Brianna's appeal close to 120,000 times. It also received well over 270,000 likes.

Her childhood bestie, @heii_tree, soon saw her appeal. She replied with a photo of herself along with a simple caption, "Heard you were looking for me."

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It's unclear where @heii_tree lives currently, but she indicated a tweet that she's originally from Vietnam.

Although she and Brianna have reconnected, they might still have some planning to do before they actually meet again in person.

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Nevertheless, their story has warmed the hearts of thousands of tweeps around the world.

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Source: Briefly.co.za

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