According to the same Facebook post I shared Wednesday (March 28), Maddie Villarreal has been found and is safe. Thank you all for helping and sharing. I know her mom, Viola Gonzales, is very grateful.

A Facebook post about Maddie's disappearance was shared over 1,200 times.

Viola Gonzales via Facebook

Original story: Maddie Villarreal has been missing since Tuesday morning (March 27). Her mom dropped her off at school, but she was counted absent, and never came home afterwards.

Viola Gonzales posted on Facebook that her daughter is missing. If anybody has seen Maddie or has ANY information that could help her be found, please contact police immediately.

Maddie -- we will get you home soon. God bless you all for helping.