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Internet helps woman track down man who gave her a bike at a refugee camp 24 years ago.


The internet can be a beautiful place when people channel their energy and skills towards a positive aim. Twitter, while often a place teeming with memes and roast jokes, has also proven itself to be a helpful space for finding long lost friends and solving mysteries.

One of the most wholesome examples of this went down on Tuesday when 29-year-old Mevan Babbakar asked the internet to help her find a man who worked at the refugee camp she lived in as a child.