Happy Birthday, Teddy Bear!

November 2006
Weekly Reader - Edition 2;11/17/2006, Vol. 76 Issue 11, p3
The article reports that the teddy celebrates its 104th anniversary in January 2007. It claims that stuffed toy bears were around long before it was called a teddy bear. It relates the story why the teddy bear was named after former U.S. President Theodore Roosevelt. The story demonstrates the kindness of President Roosevelt to an injured bear.


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