Dying Man Sells Ad Space on His Own Urn

Aaron Jamison, a colon-cancer patient, expects to die in only a few months. Because of the costs associated with his care and expected cremation, he was quite worried that his wife would go into debt. So he did something he thought would solve the problem: sell ad space on his urn.

Thanks to good ol' capitalism, he was able to raise more than his original $800 goal, as well as a pair of tickets to the Ellen show.

One advertiser is familiar: PETA bought an ad to push their agenda, even beyond the grave.



PETA will pay $200 for the space on Jamison's urn. The ads will read "I've Kicked the Bucket-Have You? Boycott KFC" and "People Who Buy Purebred Dogs Really Burn Me Up. Always Adopt."

Link - via mediabistro | Aaron's blog

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First thing anyone that's diagnosed with a serious (read mostly fatal) disease should do is get a divorce.

Make sure all assets go to the spouse uncontested. Then rack up all the medical bills, vacations, topless nurses, etc and die in a huge gigantic pile of debt.

Just before you die, be sure to have a photo taken of yourself giving all the bill collectors the finger and caption it "come get it".

That way all your hard earned money that you and spouse worked so hard for won't be pissed away on medical expenses (which in the States accounts for over 60% of personal bankruptcies - and of course you can only go bankrupt after they drain every last possible cent from you, your family, etc.).
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I vote Kalel for having the most clever comment.

Situation is sad, but have to give the guy credit for trying to make the best out of a horrible situation.
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