LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM -- The idea sprung up on Facebook: why not give children going for walks, something to hunt for? Like... a bear.

Inspired by the Michael Rosen children’s book ‘We’re Going on a Bear Hunt,’ CTV National News Correspondent Daniele Hamamdjian shared the idea on her southeast London, U.K.  street’s WhatsApp group and next thing she knew, the bears appeared one by one in the windows.

Teddy bear placed in window

Those who didn't have kids - or teddy bears - improvised. is introducing a new series of uplifting stories as the world grapples with the COVID-19 pandemic.

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