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Are you the next voice of Aflac?

Kai Ryssdal Mar 22, 2011

This final note today. If you can do this:


There’s a job opening for you. Remember we told you last week Aflac, the insurance company, had fired comedian Gilbert Gottfried — the voice of that duck — for making insensitive jokes about Japan?

The search is on for a replacement. Open auditions — deadline’s April 1st. Send us your tape, we’ll make sure it gets to the right place.

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