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Smokey turns 70

Smokey Bear is pictured in a series of US Forest Service posters (L-R 1945, 1966 and 2007) in this combination of undated handout photos obtained by Reuters August 8, 2014. The iconic bear, who has been the figurehead of the U.S. Forest Service's anti-fire campaign, turns 70 years old August 8, 2014. REUTERS/U.S. Forest Service/Handout via Reuters

Smokey Bear is pictured in a series of US Forest Service posters (L-R 1945, 1966 and 2007) in this combination of undated handout photos obtained by Reuters August 8, 2014. The iconic bear, who has been the figurehead of the U.S. Forest Service's...more

Smokey Bear is pictured in a series of US Forest Service posters (L-R 1945, 1966 and 2007) in this combination of undated handout photos obtained by Reuters August 8, 2014. The iconic bear, who has been the figurehead of the U.S. Forest Service's anti-fire campaign, turns 70 years old August 8, 2014. REUTERS/U.S. Forest Service/Handout via Reuters
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Smokey Bear is pictured in a 1945 US Forest Service poster. REUTERS/U.S. Forest Service/Handout via Reuters

Smokey Bear is pictured in a 1945 US Forest Service poster. REUTERS/U.S. Forest Service/Handout via Reuters

Smokey Bear is pictured in a 1945 US Forest Service poster. REUTERS/U.S. Forest Service/Handout via Reuters
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Smokey Bear is pictured in a 1944 US Forest Service poster.  REUTERS/U.S. Forest Service/Handout via Reuters

Smokey Bear is pictured in a 1944 US Forest Service poster. REUTERS/U.S. Forest Service/Handout via Reuters

Smokey Bear is pictured in a 1944 US Forest Service poster. REUTERS/U.S. Forest Service/Handout via Reuters
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Smokey Bear is pictured in a 1960 US Forest Service poster.  REUTERS/U.S. Forest Service/Handout via Reuters

Smokey Bear is pictured in a 1960 US Forest Service poster. REUTERS/U.S. Forest Service/Handout via Reuters

Smokey Bear is pictured in a 1960 US Forest Service poster. REUTERS/U.S. Forest Service/Handout via Reuters
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Smokey Bear is pictured in a 1962 US Forest Service poster.  REUTERS/U.S. Forest Service/Handout via Reuters

Smokey Bear is pictured in a 1962 US Forest Service poster. REUTERS/U.S. Forest Service/Handout via Reuters

Smokey Bear is pictured in a 1962 US Forest Service poster. REUTERS/U.S. Forest Service/Handout via Reuters
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Smokey Bear is pictured in a 1945 US Forest Service poster. REUTERS/U.S. Forest Service/Handout via Reuters

Smokey Bear is pictured in a 1945 US Forest Service poster. REUTERS/U.S. Forest Service/Handout via Reuters

Smokey Bear is pictured in a 1945 US Forest Service poster. REUTERS/U.S. Forest Service/Handout via Reuters
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Smokey Bear is pictured in a 1962 US Forest Service poster.  REUTERS/U.S. Forest Service/Handout via Reuters

Smokey Bear is pictured in a 1962 US Forest Service poster. REUTERS/U.S. Forest Service/Handout via Reuters

Smokey Bear is pictured in a 1962 US Forest Service poster. REUTERS/U.S. Forest Service/Handout via Reuters
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Smokey Bear is pictured in a 1964 US Forest Service poster. REUTERS/U.S. Forest Service/Handout via Reuters

Smokey Bear is pictured in a 1964 US Forest Service poster. REUTERS/U.S. Forest Service/Handout via Reuters

Smokey Bear is pictured in a 1964 US Forest Service poster. REUTERS/U.S. Forest Service/Handout via Reuters
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Smokey Bear is pictured in a 1967 US Forest Service poster.  REUTERS/U.S. Forest Service/Handout via Reuters

Smokey Bear is pictured in a 1967 US Forest Service poster. REUTERS/U.S. Forest Service/Handout via Reuters

Smokey Bear is pictured in a 1967 US Forest Service poster. REUTERS/U.S. Forest Service/Handout via Reuters
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Smokey Bear is pictured in a 1960 US Forest Service poster. REUTERS/U.S. Forest Service/Handout via Reuters

Smokey Bear is pictured in a 1960 US Forest Service poster. REUTERS/U.S. Forest Service/Handout via Reuters

Smokey Bear is pictured in a 1960 US Forest Service poster. REUTERS/U.S. Forest Service/Handout via Reuters
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Smokey Bear is pictured in a 1967 US Forest Service poster. REUTERS/U.S. Forest Service/Handout via Reuters

Smokey Bear is pictured in a 1967 US Forest Service poster. REUTERS/U.S. Forest Service/Handout via Reuters

Smokey Bear is pictured in a 1967 US Forest Service poster. REUTERS/U.S. Forest Service/Handout via Reuters
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Smokey Bear is pictured in a 1957 US Forest Service poster. REUTERS/U.S. Forest Service/Handout via Reuters

Smokey Bear is pictured in a 1957 US Forest Service poster. REUTERS/U.S. Forest Service/Handout via Reuters

Smokey Bear is pictured in a 1957 US Forest Service poster. REUTERS/U.S. Forest Service/Handout via Reuters
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Smokey Bear is pictured in a 1966 US Forest Service poster. REUTERS/U.S. Forest Service/Handout via Reuters

Smokey Bear is pictured in a 1966 US Forest Service poster. REUTERS/U.S. Forest Service/Handout via Reuters

Smokey Bear is pictured in a 1966 US Forest Service poster. REUTERS/U.S. Forest Service/Handout via Reuters
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Smokey Bear is pictured in a 1962 US Forest Service poster.  REUTERS/U.S. Forest Service/Handout via Reuters

Smokey Bear is pictured in a 1962 US Forest Service poster. REUTERS/U.S. Forest Service/Handout via Reuters

Smokey Bear is pictured in a 1962 US Forest Service poster. REUTERS/U.S. Forest Service/Handout via Reuters
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Smokey Bear is pictured in a US Forest Service poster. REUTERS/U.S. Forest Service/Handout via Reuters

Smokey Bear is pictured in a US Forest Service poster. REUTERS/U.S. Forest Service/Handout via Reuters

Smokey Bear is pictured in a US Forest Service poster. REUTERS/U.S. Forest Service/Handout via Reuters
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Smokey Bear is pictured in a 1981 US Forest Service poster.  REUTERS/U.S. Forest Service/Handout via Reuters

Smokey Bear is pictured in a 1981 US Forest Service poster. REUTERS/U.S. Forest Service/Handout via Reuters

Smokey Bear is pictured in a 1981 US Forest Service poster. REUTERS/U.S. Forest Service/Handout via Reuters
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Smokey Bear is pictured in a 1982 US Forest Service poster.  REUTERS/U.S. Forest Service/Handout via Reuters

Smokey Bear is pictured in a 1982 US Forest Service poster. REUTERS/U.S. Forest Service/Handout via Reuters

Smokey Bear is pictured in a 1982 US Forest Service poster. REUTERS/U.S. Forest Service/Handout via Reuters
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Smokey Bear is pictured in a 2007 US Forest Service poster. REUTERS/U.S. Forest Service/Handout via Reuters

Smokey Bear is pictured in a 2007 US Forest Service poster. REUTERS/U.S. Forest Service/Handout via Reuters

Smokey Bear is pictured in a 2007 US Forest Service poster. REUTERS/U.S. Forest Service/Handout via Reuters
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Smokey Bear is pictured in a 2004 US Forest Service poster. REUTERS/U.S. Forest Service/Handout via Reuters

Smokey Bear is pictured in a 2004 US Forest Service poster. REUTERS/U.S. Forest Service/Handout via Reuters

Smokey Bear is pictured in a 2004 US Forest Service poster. REUTERS/U.S. Forest Service/Handout via Reuters
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Smokey Bear is pictured in a 2011 US Forest Service poster.  REUTERS/U.S. Forest Service/Handout via Reuters

Smokey Bear is pictured in a 2011 US Forest Service poster. REUTERS/U.S. Forest Service/Handout via Reuters

Smokey Bear is pictured in a 2011 US Forest Service poster. REUTERS/U.S. Forest Service/Handout via Reuters
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