This version of the America bear is a light blue coloured bear with black button eyes and a black button nose. Around his neck is a red, white and blue ribbon. On his chest is an embroidered American Flag.
In memory of those who lost their
lives in the national catastrophe that
took place on September 11, 2001.
We mourn for them and express our
deepest sympathy to their families.
God Bless America
This version of the America bear was introduced on 13th September 2001 in order to raise funds for the American Red Cross Disaster Relief Fund. It raised $2 million in total for the charity.
The swing tag of this version of America is written in Japanese.
America was retired on 20th March 2002.