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Family desperate to find lost teddy bear who means the world to them

This bear is not your average bear.

A family is desperate to find the lost teddy bear that represents their stillborn son.

Tanya Jeney took to Facebook to ask if anyone had seen the missing bear in Sydney after the family went into the city to have their annual Santa photo.

The bear only comes off the shelf once a year for the family’s annual photo in honour of Tanya’s second son, Oliver, who was tragically stillborn in 2009.

As Tanya wrote: ‘We have the little bear in place of our 2nd son who was stillborn. We caught the 413 busy from the city and got off on Parramatta Road near Leichhardt but little bear remained on the bus, on the back seat. If you have found him, we would be really grateful to have him back.’

Tanya said the bear had a David Jones tag “under his bum” and was given to the family by another bereaved family. She said her eldest son is devastated by the loss of the bear.

Source: New Idea

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