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Trending today: Fans remember Don Zimmer; real-life version of lost Toy Story doll

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A real-life Disney story is playing out on the Internet as people try to find the home of a lost Woody doll found along a British highway (Photo: Twitter/Harriet Scottie). A real-life Disney story is playing out on the Internet as people try to find the home of a lost Woody doll found along a British highway (Photo: Twitter/Harriet Scottie).
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While you were sleeping, the Internet never stopped. And it's amazing what the Internet comes up with.

Check out what people are tweeting, sharing and talking about.

Don Zimmer: Internet reacts to passing of baseball icon and Cincy native

There are some great stories, pictures and quotes being passed around online paying tribute to Don Zimmer, a baseball legend and West High grad.

Zimmer was still working for the Tampa Bay Rays as a senior adviser when he died Wednesday at 83 in a hospital in Florida. He had been in a rehabilitation center since having seven hours of heart surgery in mid-April.

He spent 66 years in professional baseball, 56 of which were spent as a player, coach or manager, including the Cincinnati Reds. He wore 14 different uniforms and had 19 postseason appearances.

Zimmer was a most popular presence at ballparks all over. Everyone in the game seemed to know him, and love him.

His grandson, Beau Zimmer, was one of the first to break the news by sending a heartfelt tweet: "Today I lost my "Pops" the greatest grandfather anyone could ever ask for. Don Zimmer lived an amazing baseball life"

Many others -- players, managers, baseball writers and fans -- posted their own notes of gratitude and remembrance in honor of Zimmer on social media.

Johnny Bench, hall of fame catcher for the Big Red Machine, tweeted: "My heart is very sad. A HOF person and someone overlooked for his service has moved on. Don Zimmer RIP my friend and manager."

The Cincinnati Reds also posted on Twitter: "We are saddened to hear about the passing of baseball fixture and Cincinnati native Don Zimmer. Rest in peace, Don."

'Toy Story' Woody doll lost on highway inspires online help

A real-life Disney story is playing out on the Internet as people try to find the home of a lost Woody doll found along a British highway.

According to the Daily Mail, a "Toy Story" Woody doll was found by a woman named Bev McNeill on the M4 near Gloucestershire, England, and has the name Liam written on the boot.

McNeill said she didn't have a chance to stop and get Woody when she first saw him, but made a mental note of where he was along the motorway near Heathrow Airport. She found herself stuck in a traffic jam at the very same spot seven weeks later and was astonished to see the cowboy still lying in the dirt.

The Daily Mail reports that she rescued the doll, which was missing an arm but still smiling and wearing his cowboy hat and boots, and took him home.

Andy has since become the center of an Internet campaign to get him back to his rightful owner.

Twitter appeals have been posted thousands of times this week and the hashtag #getwoodyhome was trending across the social network Wednesday afternoon. A Facebook page also hopes to get Andy safely back to Liam.

The situation mirrors the Hollywood scene in the first Toy Story film where Woody is booted out of the back of a removal truck by the other toys amid suspicions he killed Buzz.

Senior prank: Mariachi band follows principal around

Students at Santa Barbara High School in California recently hired a mariachi band to follow their principal around as a senior prank.

The musicians greeted Principal John Becchio in his office and followed him around for an hour.

Well played.

On your phone? Watch here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z_coi49LF7g

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