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Beanie Name Ariel
Style Number 4288
Exclusivity None
Category Bear
Sub Category NF New Face
Theme AIDS
Birthday None
Intro Date 06/01/00
Retired Date 12/31/01
Hang Tag Gen 6,7
Tush Tag Gen 9
Copyright Date 2000
Pellets PE
Origin China
Color green


In Memory: 1981-1988
May little children everywhere
Remember that we’ll always care
And Ariel’s dreams will all come true
Because she’ll share them all with you!

Hang tag: Ariel

Ariel Beanie Buddies’ hang tag:
The flowers embroidered on the Ariel
Beanie Baby and Beanie Buddy were based
on a drawing by Ariel Glaser.


Tush tag: Ariel


Additional Information

This beanie was created in memory of Ariel Glaser, who died of AIDS at the age of 7. The embroidery on the chest was of artwork she had done at the age of 5 years old. Money raised from sales of Ariel Beanie Babies were donated to The Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation.

More can be read about it here:

In addition to the regular sales, Ty auctioned off Celebrity signed Ariel’s in 2000, which he also signed, and they came with a Certificate of Authenticity from Ty Trade. Here’s a list of the Celebrity signed Ariel’s.

Celebrity & Ty autographed Ariel – Auctioned on Ty Trade with Ty Trade Certificate of Authenticity
Andre Agassi
Anthony Edwards
Antonio Banderas
Ashley Judd
Billy Crystal
Britney Spears
Brooke Shields
Calista Flockhart
Christine Aguilera
Cindy Crawford
Courney Cox & David Arquette
Dan Aykroyd
David Duchovny
David Schwimmer
Demi Moore
Dustin Hoffman
Faith Hill
George Clooney
Goldie Hown
Grant Hill
Gwyneth Paltrow
Harrison Ford
Heather Locklear
Helen Hunt
Hillary Clinton
Hillary Swank
Jack Nicholson
Jamie Lee Curtis
Jimmy Connors
John Elway
Kevin Bacon
Kevin Spacey
Kim Basinger
Kobe Bryant
Lida Kudrow
Lucy Liu
Matthew Perry
Mel Gibson
Mike Myers
Nicole Kidman
N’Sync’s 5 Bear Set
Pierce Brosnan
Richard Gere
Robert De Niro
Robert Lowe
Robin Williams
Rosie O’Donnell
Russell Crowe
Salma Hayek
Sarah Jessica Parker
Sean Hayes
Shaquille O’Neal
Sugar Ray Leonard
Tiger Woods
Tom Cruise
Troy Aikman
Wayne Gretzky
Winona Ryder
Yasmine Bleeth

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