Originally posted on Awful Announcing  |  Last updated 5/30/12
Let's hope this story has a happy ending soon, but for now if you're in the Kansas City area, there is a social media APB out for George Brett's dog, Charlie. With under a month of Twitter experience and only a dozen or so tweets up until today, Brett's concern for his missing dog quickly spiraled into the new trending rally cry of #FindCharlie. Brett kicked off the crowd-sourced search by tweeting out details of where and when he went missing, linking to a picture of the missing dog, teased a reward, and also shared the fact that Charlie is scared of the rain further complicating the search as it's currently storming like crazy in KC. The search kicked into overdrive when Brett decided to flex his new-found twitter prowess by campaigning for #FindCharlie to become a trending topic on Twitter. Help get #FindCharlie tending on twitter! Thank you for your help! #FindCharlie — George Brett (@GeorgeHBrett) May 30, 2012  With over 10,000 followers, presumably a lot of them local, Brett

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