Not Just a Birthmark.
February 27, 2002 10:58 PM   Subscribe

Not Just a Birthmark. "I was chemically altered at embryonic stages of my life by conglomerate CEOs to display their logo on my forehead. This I am sure of. My parents remain unaware. My life remains affected each and every day. Those viewing my face think only of Nike shoes, even if they fail to recognize it. Who knows when this madness will end, or how far its fingers have reached." (found at Sound the Sirens)
posted by lostbyanecho (4 comments total)
This is exactly like an ®™ark mutual fund project:

"Get a famous sportswear manufacturer (or any other giant corporation) to agree, on broadcast or other public media, to sponsor the high-quality education, health care, etc. of a U.S. baby who would otherwise not have access to same--in exchange for having the baby tattooed with the company's logo in the womb or at birth."

from the Corporate Law Mutual Fund projects (scroll down to the bottom)
posted by panopticon at 12:29 AM on February 28, 2002

Imagine if your parents agreed this with Kotex.

You'd be pissed.
posted by Frasermoo at 5:06 AM on February 28, 2002

it's a good thing nobody decided to have their baby "sponsored" by enron...
posted by sixtwenty3dc at 8:23 AM on February 28, 2002

how do you know they didn't?
posted by o2b at 8:52 AM on February 28, 2002

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