Maybe you’ve seen her? It may have been during one of the employee campfires, or at the Life Skills Center where she sits with people from every country, or perhaps you met her while she was behind the counter of the Rough Riders Gift shop totaling up your purchase.
Medora brings people from all over the world to experience the majesty of the Badlands, the nightly musical, and it’s wonderful history. To adore it. This includes the employees. Recently, we were able to speak with one of the Theodore Roosevelt Medora Foundation’s employees. His name is Jhin Xern Yeo but in the United States, he prefers for people to call him Jason as it’s easier to say. He is from Malaysia and it took him more than 30 hours and three flights to get to Medora.
It’s National Teddy Bear Picnic Day today! The little teddy bear holiday might not be widely practiced elsewhere, but we at Medora love to celebrate these history-stuffed toys. You can probably guess why. The link between the teddy bear and Teddy Roosevelt runs deep. For those who have not yet heard the tale, let’s take a trip back to 1902 – a hunting trip with our 26th president Theodore Roosevelt. [...]