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Submitted by ub on Fri, 08/09/2019 - 09:44

Did you know that Smokey the Bear, Mascot of the US Forest Service for fire prevention, celebrates 75 years of service as the longest-running public service ad campaign?

Smokey Bear continues to be an effective an American campaign and advertising icon created by the U.S. Forest Service with artist Albert Staehle, reportedly in collaboration with writer and art critic Harold Rosenberg.

This carebear quit smoking on Aug. 9, 1944, and so should anyone who is determined to celebrate their 75 anniversary of anything.

‪Careful With Those Birthday Candles, Smokey: Beloved Bear Turns 75 https://n.pr/2KumpTj

Smokey Bear turns 75 today, and Betty White is part of the celebration!