West African teddies, by Glenna Gordon

Great photo-essay on the popularity of second-hand stuffed animals—all locally called teddies, no matter the species—in Monrovia, Liberia. “They are popular gifts for birthdays, graduations, even weddings.”

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In pictures: West African teddies,” photographs and text by Glenna Gordon, BBC News, 20 May 2009

Originally published at culture-making.com.

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