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Winnie the Pooh is Actually a Girl!

It turns out that we have been lied to our entire childhood. Winnie the Pooh is not a boy, she's actually a girl! A new picture book titled "Finding Winnie: The True Story of the World's Most Famous Bear" shares the truth. The List's Donna Ruko had things you didn't know about Winnie the Pooh.

1. Winnie the Pooh is actually named after a black bear from the London Zoo nicknamed Winnie.

2. She was bought by a soldier for $20 during World War I. The solider had to leave his beloved bear at the London Zoo when he was deployed. 

3. Winnie quickly found a new best friend, a little boy who always visited her at the zoo, named Christopher Robin. 

Mind-blown! Are you surprised by the story? Let us know in the comments below.

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