Essay On The Overused Song In The Arms Of An Angel

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Imagine a commercial that pulls at the emotions, that encourages the inner-child to make a difference, and that encourages a type of change for the better of humanity. Now, imagine shots of sad, decrepit animals of all kinds looking miserable on operating tables, in backyards, in arms, and in cages. In addition, picture statistics of abuse, euthanasia, and adoption rates flashing on the screen. To add to the evolving turmoil that is sure to wreak havoc in the viewer’s mind, there is even a depressing yet hopeful song resonating in the background. It is an overused song, “In the Arms of an Angel,” and its accompanied commercial is overrated. However, its focus is finite and real yet society shrugs it off as if it were yesterday’s news. Then again, an overused advertisement can be easily ignored and this is especially the case when it is…show more content…
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