Celebrating Winnie The Pooh's 90th Birthday

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(L-R) Rabbit, Winnie The Pooh, Eeyore and Tigger pose for photos as Winnie The Pooh receives a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in front of the El Capitan Theatre on April 11, 2006 in Los Angeles. (Michael Buckner/Getty Images)
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Ninety years ago this month, A.A. Milne published his first story about Winnie the Pooh, the much loved children’s book character.

Here & Now celebrates this anniversary by revisiting host Robin Young’s conversation with Lindsay Mattick, who wrote about the bear who inspired Milne in the book, “Finding Winnie: The True Story of the World’s Most Famous Bear.”

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Lindsay Mattick, author of “Finding Winnie.” She tweets @lindsaymattick.

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