The Bastille Day festivities in Nice, France, on Thursday turned into chaos as a man in a truck plowed through a crowd gathered to watch the fireworks. The death toll, as of Friday morning, stands at 84, 10 of them children. President Francois Hollande, who called it a terrorist attack, said that there are 50 more people "between life and death."
Amid the confusion during the attack, one mom lost her baby boy as the crowd fled the scene. The mom's friends posted pleas on social media for help locating the toddler. One woman, Yohlaine Ramasitera, shared a photo of herself with the boy on Facebook, noting that he was in a blue stroller and attaching her contact number.
The photo was reposted by another friend of the mom's, Rebecca Boulanger. She wrote:
VERY IMPORTANT: in the rush of things with shots being fired some friends of our friends lost their baby boy !!! a 8-10 month old beautiful baby : PLEASE AGREE WITH US THEY WILL FIND HIM : an enlarged family group are out to find him amidst the uncertainty.
Several people shared the post on Facebook. A while after, Boulanger updated her status to inform people that a lady had taken the toddler in and that he would soon be reunited with his family.
"Thank you, Lord!!" Boulanger wrote. "With such a horrible night, it is such a miracle that through all the sharing on Facebook he was found! Thank you to everyone who prayed & shared the posts & picture!!"
A Plus has reached out to Boulanger for comment.