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Ryan Reynolds has a $5,000 reward for whoever returns this stolen teddy bear

The bear belonged to Mara Soriano and had a recording of her late mother’s voice

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This June 15, 2011 file photo shows actors Blake Lively, left, and Ryan Reynolds at the premiere of “Green Lantern” in Los Angeles.

This June 15, 2011 file photo shows actors Blake Lively, left, and Ryan Reynolds at the premiere of “Green Lantern” in Los Angeles.

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Ryan Reynolds is helping a Vancouver woman track down a stolen teddy bear by offering a $5,000 reward for its safe return, according to Entertainment Weekly.

Although the bear was stolen with a backpack that also contained an iPad, a Nintendo Switch, and important documents like passports and citizenship papers, the bear is most valuable to Mara Soriano, according to Entertainment Weekly. The bear held a recording of her mother’s voice, who passed away last year from cancer.

“It was so important to me because she had a recording on it that was specifically just for me that said she loved me, she was proud of me, and she’ll always be with me,” Soriano, 28, told CNN. “I hugged it every time I missed her.”

Reynolds shared Soriano’s story on Twitter with an offer of a reward for the bear’s return.

“Vancouver: $5,000 to anyone who returns this bear to Mara. Zero questions asked,” Reynolds tweeted. “I think we all need this bear to come home.”

Soriano and her fiancee were in the middle of a move last week when the backpack was stolen from their U-Haul truck, according to CNN. Security footage showed someone walking away with the bag, but as of Monday morning the bear still has not been found.

Reynolds is not the only celebrity to share Soriano’s story. Dan Levy of “Schitt’s Creek” and “Scrubs” star Zach Braff both retweeted the story and encouraged their followers to help in the search, according to Time magazine.