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Cute kid, that Evan. Just like all 3-year-olds. Except, perhaps, when he finds a Littlest Pet Shop toy in his McDonald’s Happy Meal instead of the Wolverine he’d ordered.

A girl toy! And his mom didn’t have time to return to the drive-in window and swap the thing for the action figure.

Stressed preschooler, stressed mother. She tweets, “Oh @McDonalds, do you know what it does to a little boy to find the Littlest Pet Shop in his Happy Meal instead of a superhero??”

The message could have been lost in the worldwide torrent of Twitter wisdom, and the chain might have been down a couple of customers, suggests Rick Wion, director of social media for McDonald’s. But McDonald’s was monitoring. It mailed Evan the toy, along with a card that read, “You tweeted. We listened.”

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