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December 2014 Teddy Bear Webzine

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Valerie Rogers

Publisher/Executive Editor


Introduction from the publisher

Special Thank you’s go to all who contribute to Bears&Buds; our artists, collectors, readers, advertisers, cub reporters, writers and digital imaging creators. And to all of you who keep this hobby exciting, on the cutting edge, fun, friendly and thriving.

Valerie Rogers

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