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5 Great Things About Autumn!

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5 Great Things About Autumn!

For many Americans, autumn is the most anticipated and beloved season of the year. Why you ask? Here are 5 reasons why you might enjoy the fall season more than any other time of the year. 1. Weather For many areas, autumn is home to some of the best weather of the year. The hot sunlight of summer gives way to cool breezes and comfortable weather. Thicker jackets and warmer fashion also start to pop up, giving people more freedom in the way they dress. While weather is definitely a subjective thing, polls have frequently shown the fall to be...

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Aurora World and JDRF 2017 Children's Congress Event in Washington D.C.

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Aurora World and JDRF 2017 Children's Congress Event in Washington D.C.

Several weeks ago, we had the privilege of joining the JDRF 2017 Children’s Congress, which is JDRF’s tenth biennial event held for children aged 4-17 living with type 1 diabetes (T1D). The event took place in Washington, D.C. on July 24 – 26, where more than 160 children from across the country had the opportunity to share their story of living with T1D to members of Congress to help them understand why research for better treatments and a cure for T1D is so important.     We were happy to be able to donate these bears for the event, where each...

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What "Surface Washable" Means, and How to Clean your Stuffed Animals and Plush

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What "Surface Washable" Means, and How to Clean your Stuffed Animals and Plush

Often when looking at new plush, you'll find the words "surface washable" on its tag. While you might not think much of it then, once it receive lots of love and inevitably gets dirty, you'll probably realize you have little to no clue as to what that even means. Fortunately, it's actually not as complicated as you would have imagined.   What Surface Washable Means "Surface Washable," for the most part, means that you can wash and gently clean the stuffed animal/plush on the outside with water and soap (although some more powerful cleaning agents may affect the material). While...

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Why is The Bald Eagle a Symbol for the USA?

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Why is The Bald Eagle a Symbol for the USA?

With the 4th of July fast approaching, we thought it would be interesting to take a look at one of the animals most closely associated with the United States of America: the bald eagle. Due to its usage by the government as a symbol of the nation as a whole, most people are familiar with the bald eagle, with the bird portrayed on things from money to government seals. But why was the bald eagle, of all animals, chosen as the symbol of the USA?      The founding of the United States of America as one of the world's...

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Aurora World Featured in Business View Magazine For Work With Stuffed Animals and Toys

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Aurora World Featured in Business View Magazine For Work With Stuffed Animals and Toys

  Recently, Aurora World was featured in an article by Business View Magazine. The magazine explores a variety of industries and businesses, and for this issue, it had sought various leaders in the toy and plush industries. As a global leader, it was our pleasure to be able to share some insight and information regarding our manufacturing and business practices.   Click here to view the article.   We are very proud of the accomplishments and successes highlighted in this article, but know that there is still much work to be done. Continuing to seek growth and success is key, and we...

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