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There are conflicting stories regarding who created the first Teddy bear, but the two most accepted come from the United States and Germany. Both credit former US President Teddy Roosevelt for the birth of the Teddy bear. In 1902 President Theodore Roosevelt was in Mississippi conducting meetings over a boundary dispute. He took a day to relax by engaging in one of his favorite activities, bear hunting. It was not a productive day for the President; he could not find a single target. The hunters that were with him wanted to help him get his trophy, so they captured a...

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