SOUTHEND Adult Teddy Bear Lovers -Michtom 150Yrs Birth -NO TICKET REQUIRED

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SOUTHEND Adult Teddy Bear Friendly Lovers Meetup -150 Yrs After Morris Michtom Birth. NO NEED TO REGISTER (NO TICKETS EXIST) - JUST TURN UP!

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Friendly drinks get together celebrating 150 years since birth of Teddy Bears inventor Morris Michtom (with or without your teddy bear!)

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Morris Michtom, born 150 years ago, is given credit for inventing the teddy bear:

Morris Michtom birth date - 12 September 1869:

Adult men lead - 84% men have one stuffed animal compared to 77 % women:

Teddy Bears improve motivation in some adults:

Teddy Bears simulate interpersonal touch, and alleviate concerns in some adults:

Teddy Bears alleviate mortality anxiety in some adults, with the researchers believing teddy bears may supplement treatment for adult depression and anxiety:

BBC News Article on Adult Teddy Bear Lovers:

New York News Article on Adult Teddy Bear Lovers:

The name "teddy bear" was based on when President Theodore (“Teddy”) Roosevelt's fellow hunters, concerned in 1902 at his lack of hunting success, tied a bear cub to a tree for Roosevelt, who then refused to shoot:

The incident was satirized in The Washington Post by cartoons that allegedly inspired Morris Michtom (or his wife Ruth) to create a soft animal toy:

The Original Adult Teddy Bear Club:

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SS1 1DQ

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