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Only in America: Recession's greetings

Hallmark rolls out sympathy cards for the unemployed — and more in our collection of strange revelations about the nation

Hallmark has introduced a line of sympathy cards for people who have just been fired. "Don’t think of it as losing your job," reads one. "Think of it as a time out between stupid bosses." Hallmark said the cards were designed to help the unemployed "focus on the hopeful side of things."