Wed Apr 21, 2021

Special toy that plays infant’s heartbeat found after outpouring of support

Six-month old Preslyn Adell Russ with her stuffed llama. The saga of the special toy quickly spread after it went missing Sunday. It was returned Tuesday night. Contributed photo.

A beloved stuffed llama with the heartbeat of an infant recorded in it was found Tuesday night, two days after going missing along J.K. Powell Boulevard in Whiteville.

“I was relieved,” said Becca Harrelson Russ, the exuberant mother who got a one-day-late birthday present.

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