Transcript for US Mom's Social Media Push to Save Nigerian Kidnapping Victims
I heard it on the radio. And it was in the afternoon and I I couldn't believe that I started weeping and I -- town. And I -- and Internet and I found that some news in Africa that confirmed it. But I couldn't find anything else in the United States. And an -- actually shocked. In the horrified that this has happened. Is it looked in and try to search for information I found very little information in the United States and Europe almost none it was all in Africa. And so then I went to social media and I was looking on FaceBook and Twitter to -- the -- talking about it and people were not talking about it. So I just started. -- tagging what I heard the mother saying. In Nigeria which was bring back our girls and they were shouting and the protests. And so. I started shouting -- on social media. Hoping that people would listen it was shot back that person shouted -- -- my friends. And then I started shouting it says. Barack Obama. My senators in California. To John Kerry to any celebrity that I can think. And I just started saying these girls have been kidnapped hash -- bring back our girls in -- way hash tag is like the modern version of an SOS. And it's for everyone of us to be able to use and we can all make a difference. By using that. After I began tweeting I -- look to FaceBook to see if there was any organizations on -- but that we're working to help the girls and I couldn't find anything. So I thought okay would have got to set the -- -- way. Created FaceBook page as a way for people to find information about. The news story and for as a way for people to be empowered to. Do something this is consumed my life and I believe it will until the girls are --
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