The next time you hear someone lament the impact of social media in this country, tell them this:
Twitter helped reunite a man with his lost dog.
And, as it turns out, that man happens to play in the NBA: former Kansas star Ben McLemore, who is with the Sacramento Kings. This tale began Monday when McLemore realized his dog was missing and began tweeting:
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On Tuesday, there was still no sign of Rolex, who is a French bulldog. If you have ever had a dog that has gone missing, you know the heartache McLemore was feeling:
But there was good news on Wednesday: Rolex had been located and he was safe:
Twitter user Mat Davis gave McLemore the information he needed to get his long-lost dog back home:
McLemore thanked Davis and had a message about the goodness of social media: