Finding Winnie: The Story of the Real Bear Who Inspired Winnie-the-Pooh

Finding Winnie: The Story of the Real Bear Who Inspired Winnie-the-Pooh

A mother tells her son a bedtime story about his grandfather Harry, who was a veterinarian in Winnipeg, Canada before World War I. Traveling as a soldier to the training field, Harry finds a man with a bear cub on the train platform...

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Finding Winnie: The True Story of the World's Most Famous Bear

Finding Winnie: The True Story of the World's Most Famous Bear

Finding Winnie is the true story of Harry Colebourn, a veterinarian from Canada, and his bear Winnipeg (or Winnie for short). Harry bought Winnie from a trapper while on his way to work at as a vet during WWI. He brought Winnie along with him across the Atlantic Ocean to remind him and the other Canadian soldiers of their home. Once he was called upon to join the fighting in France, he left Winnie at the London Zoo to keep her safe. There, a little boy named Christopher Robin Milne visited and befriended her and even named his own stuffed bear after her...

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