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A canned water brand says it's giving away a fighter jet — for real

LEILA FADEL, HOST:

Good morning. I'm Leila Fadel. Back in the 1990s, Pepsi ran a commercial that jokingly offered a fighter jet as a loyalty prize. A college student tried to win that fake contest, even went to court and he lost. Now a canned water brand says it's giving away a fighter jet for real. It's a $400,000 L-39 Aero jet nicknamed The Dehydrator. Apparently, because it's thrust will relieve you of all your bodily fluids, you know, so you need water. Get it? It's MORNING EDITION. Transcript provided by NPR, Copyright NPR.

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