There Are 3,400 Teddy Bears Next To Tower Bridge

Today’s the day the teddy bears have their picnic.

1. 3,400 teddy bears gathered at Tower Bridge this morning to raise awareness for meningitis.

Meningitis Trust

2. The 3400 bears represent each person that contracts meningitis in the UK every year.

The Tower Hotel


Thousands of bears next to @TowerBridge in aid of meningitis awareness @MeningitisTrust #london #charity

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3. Today is national meningitis awareness day in the UK.

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Ailbhe Malone is the UK lifestyle editor for BuzzFeed and is based in London.
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