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Anyone who's ever had to raise a sensitive or difficult subject knows there's nothing like humor to break the ice. Armed with this approach, the non-profit Ad Council has, over the years, developed a number of very funny public service ads that seek to educate and inform about all kinds of serious issues -- such as obesity, cancer, and adoption.
Click through this video slideshow and laugh your way through venereal disease and high school dropout rates. You'll not only laugh, you'll probably learn something.
katylab said on 27 Wednesday 2011 pm30 9:50 pm:
The most effective PSA I ever saw was broadcast only once because it freaked out too many people. It was anti-smoking and featured a teenage boy having Sunday dinner at his girlfriend's house. He coughed and coughed through dinner until he finally coughed a lung out onto the white tablecloth where it lay quivering for a moment before the family dog ran off with it. The cigarette I was smoking literally fell from my trembling fingers. I've only met one other person who saw this ad - please HP readers, tell me one of you saw it.