• Dasha Ziborova

The Teddy Affair

Updated: Apr 21

There were many things I found strange when I first moved to New York.

But most peculiar was the odd obsession some grownup Americans had with their stuffed animal toys, particularly teddy bears.

In my Soviet childhood there were just a few stuffed toys to choose from, and children were expected to graduate from them as soon as possible, especially boys…

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