Losing a beloved teddy can be devastatingly heartbreaking for a child.
For Loretta O’Donnell, losing Mr McGinty (who she’d had since she was a baby) on a family holiday in Wicklow, Ireland, was too much to handle.
Her parents, Lesley Ann and Ronan O’Donnell, knew they had to do something about it.
With the help of George Best Belfast City Airport, they reunited Loretta and a ‘new’ Mr McGinty after finding an identical bear online.
When Loretta’s parents found the identical bear, they realised they would have to give their daughter an explanation as to why he had been missing.
They came up with the idea that he had been to visit his family in…