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Thanks to the duck, buyers flock to Aflac

Heard of Aflac? Credit the white animated duck.

In the 1990s, just one in 10 people in the United States were familiar with the Columbus, Ga., insurance company, which mostly sells policies to help customers when they are struck by an unexpected accident or illness.

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