Wednesday, October 22, 2003

Teddy Bears in the News

1. "Bear with me"
   A moving story about a pair of lost teddy bears reunited with their owner.
   "David Perry, 26, was resigned to never seeing the bears again when they
    tumbled off his roof rack as he drove from Beeston, Nottinghamshire, to
    his home in Redditch, Worcs.
   "He admitted that he held out little hope of success when he rang the
    Highways Agency to inquire if the cuddly toys, named Masher and Bruno,
    had been found."

2. "Airline rejects teddy bear's flight plan"

3. "Teddy bear fetches 250,000 euros at auction" (about $400,000)

4. "Lost money a tough burden to bear"
   "(US)$50,000: Woman says cash was sewn into a toy, which was mistakenly
    sold for $1"

5. "Airport workers find loaded gun inside boy's teddy bear"

6. "Australian housing officials ask for teddy bear's details"

7. "Teddy bears gather in Japan for anniversary"