To paraphrase Jesse Jackson: "Hope is alive."

The missing bear cub was reunited yesterday with mom in northern Minnesota. Internet viewers have spent the winter/spring watching cub Hope and mother Lily through the birthing process and infant days. Here's the full, amazing story of their reunion. I believe the last thing heard from Lily after the initial emotional reunion was something to the effect: "Hope, you're grounded for the rest of the summer."

Here is YouTube video of yesterday's reunion posted by the North American Bear Center:

And here are previous Buzz posts on Hope and Lily:
Gone missing
Monitoring a bear birth

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