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Family Reunited With Baby Boy Lost in Chaos of Nice Attack


A family says they've reunited with their baby boy after he went missing amid the carnage of Thursday night's attack in Nice, France -- and they have Facebook to thank.

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Family and friends of the boy said the child was separated from his parents during the confusion in the city as a truck mowed down revelers celebrating Bastille Day.

A relative of the child, Tiava Banner, posted on Facebook: "We've lost our 8-month-old baby. Friends in Nice, if you've seen him, if you were there, if you've picked him up please contact me.”

News of the boy’s disappearance spread quickly through the social network as his photo was shared more than 22,000 times and within a few hours it was learned that the infant was taken in by an unidentified woman and was safe and sound.

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The child was returned to his parents after they picked him up.

The attacks in Nice left 84 people dead and 202 injured in the heinous attack as France celebrated the country’s national holiday.

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