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The Beginning Bear
The Beginning Bear - Ty Beanie Buddies
Ty family: Beanie Buddies
Style number: 09399
Animal: Bear
Exclusive to:  
Special category:  
Birthday: none
Introduction date: January 1, 2001
Retirement date: April 16, 2001
Height: 4 inches
ST generation(s): 4
TT generation(s):  
Theme: Millennium

SWING TAG (inside)

The Beginning Bear swing tag inside

SWING TAG PHRASE (right side)
The Beginning Bear BEANIE BABY
marked the beginning of a new
millennium of Beanie Babies.

The Beginning Bear was also used as a promotional bear during the 2001 Special Olympics in Canada. The Special Olympics commemorative version came with the extra Canada customs tush tag and an extra Special Olympics swing tag.

Front and back of the extra 2001 Special Olympics swing tag
Extra Special Olympics swing tag front   The Beginning Bear Special Olympics swing tag back