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I’ve Never Been So Shocked By An Advertisement. #15 Is Horrifyingly True.

There are countless social issues around the world that really need the public”s attention. Every single person gets caught up in their own life, but these shocking advertisements aim to drag everyone out of selfish habits. Each of these ads are hoping to raise awareness of a very real issue. They do the job by being so horrifying and eye-opening. These organizations are doing the right thing by raising public awareness… and it”s effective, because you”ll never forget these advertisements.

1.) Torture victims are just like you and me.

1.) Torture victims are just like you and me.

2.) Stop the violence, don”t drink and drive.

2.) Stop the violence, don

3.) If you smoke, your story will end before it should.

3.) If you smoke, your story will end before it should.

4.) WWF – what”s more horrifying?

4.) WWF - what

5.) The color of your skin shouldn”t dictate your future.

5.) The color of your skin shouldn

6.) Deforestation continues with the turn of a page.

6.) Deforestation continues with the turn of a page.

7.) Spread un-hate.

7.) Spread un-hate.

8.) Slower is better.

8.) Slower is better.

9.) Save paper, save the planet.

9.) Save paper, save the planet.

10.) Air pollution kills 60,000 people a year.

10.) Air pollution kills 60,000 people a year.

11.) “Liking” isn”t helping. Be a volunteer.

11.) "Liking" isn

12.) Bird conservation – if you don”t pick it up, they will.

12.) Bird conservation - if you don

13.) What we see when you smoke.

13.) What we see when you smoke.

14.) Animal anti-cruelty league – that”s not a soccer ball.

14.) Animal anti-cruelty league - that

15.) Don”t talk while she drives.

15.) Don

16.) Child soldiers – it”s not happening here, but it”s happening.

16.) Child soldiers - it

17.) Censorship tells the wrong story.

17.) Censorship tells the wrong story.

18.) Don”t drive distracted.

18.) Don

19.) Every 60 seconds a species dies out.

19.) Every 60 seconds a species dies out.

20.) Where”s the pedophile?

20.) Where

21.) Sexual predators can hide in your child”s smartphone.

21.) Sexual predators can hide in your child

22.) Smoking causes premature aging.

22.) Smoking causes premature aging.

23.) Say “no” to anorexia.

23.) Say

24.) Neglected children feel invisible.

24.) Neglected children feel invisible.

25.) Plastic bags kill.

25.) Plastic bags kill.

26.) What goes around, comes around.

26.) What goes around, comes around.

27.) Give trucks room.

27.) Give trucks room.

28.) Instead of tuna, see pandas.

28.) Instead of tuna, see pandas.

29.) Don”t drive sleepy.

29.) Don

30.) Feeding the hungry can be easy.

30.) Feeding the hungry can be easy.

31.) You”re causing cancer by yourself.

31.) You

32.) Deforestation changes the air we breathe.

32.) Deforestation changes the air we breathe.

33.) Every day is a struggle for the homeless.

33.) Every day is a struggle for the homeless.

34.) Don”t lose control of your drinking.

34.) Don

35.) Each child is holding something illegal. Guess which one.

35.) Each child is holding something illegal. Guess which one.

36.) The breast cancer awareness bra.

36.) The breast cancer awareness bra.

37.) What goes around, comes around. Stop the violence.

37.) What goes around, comes around. Stop the violence.

38.) Women should…

38.) Women should...

39.) Don”t buy exotic animal souvenirs.

39.) Don

40.) Same animal. Different owner.

40.) Same animal. Different owner.

41.) Buckle up. Stay alive.

41.) Buckle up. Stay alive.

(H/T Bored Panda) Don”t brush off these social issues and think that someone else will take care of it. The power is in your own hands. You can change the world (even if that means saving your own life). Please share these shocking advertisements. It”ll help make a difference.