25 Days of Happiness, Day 11: The Amazon Ad

The Christmas season brings some memorable commercials: the tearjerkers, the funny ones, the ones that leave you grinning from the inside out. And there have been many that I loved this year, including  Mrs. Santa carrying out her own secret missions, and the Heathrow teddy bears. (Dare you to watch them without getting a lump in your throat.)

But the one that I hope will be seen and shared and taken to heart is this one from Amazon Prime. Yes, the product is mentioned. But this commercial is so much more. It’s a call to understanding. It’s an ode to friendship that reaches across barriers. It’s a reminder that we are so much more alike than we are different.

Commercials get a bad rap, and yes, it’s often deserved. But every once in a while there’s one that reaches beyond the expected and seeks to move us closer to our better selves. THis commercial does that.

Thanks, Amazon. You nailed it.

Ads that go beyond: Happiness Day 11

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