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QUICK ANSWER: a) Morris and Rose Michtom

IN DEPTH ANSWER: The political cartoon of President Teddy Roosevelt and the innocent black bear cub sparked the imagination of the country and of Morris and Rose Michtom. Morris asked his wife, Rose, to make two plush stuffed bears for display in his shop's window. The popularity of the plush bears stuffed with excelsior and adorned with black shoe buttons for eyes quickly captivated the nation. To combine the stuffed bear phenomenon with Teddy Roosevelt, Morris Michtom asked the president for permission to call these stuffed bears "Teddy's Bear." Roosevelt said yes, and the Teddy Bear was born.

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