It’s hardly kid’s stuff. Stuffed bears with price tags of several thousand dollars are the focal point of the “Teddy Bear Reunion” in Clarion, which opens tonight. Kim Dobstaff-Sharrot, secretary of the Iowa Teddy Bear Makers Guild, says there’s a big auction tomorrow night.The event is expected to draw teddy bear collectors from around the world to the north-central Iowa town. Dobstaff-Sharrot says most of the serious collectors won’t be able to walk away without spending big dollars for their little obsessions.She says the Teddy Bear Reunion features a host of events all weekend, including the auction at 7 p-m Friday.The Reunion will conclude Sunday.
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