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Inspiration for Winnie the Pooh revealed on 100-year anniversary

The inspiration behind one of the world's best loved children's stories has been told in the run-up to its 100-year anniversary.

A bear, brought to London by a Canadian soldier before World War One, became better known as Winnie the Pooh after featuring in a series of stories by the author AA Milne.

Jon Kay reports.

  • 31 Oct 2014