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Old 16 May 2017, 05:39 PM
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Default McDonald's pulls UK ad that upset bereavement groups

McDonald’s has pulled a British television ad that was accused of using child bereavement to sell fast food.

http://www.news1130.com/2017/05/16/m...vement-groups/

I don't know about this ad but we have an ad for Pearle Vision running here right now that is about a little boy wearing his grandfather's glasses because the grandfather has died and he misses him. I never thought about it being insensitive, I found it quite touching actually. But I guess it too is guilty of using bereavement to sell something.
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