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AARP Joins In On The "Call Me Maybe" Viral Video Fun With Its Own Spin On The Hit Song Featuring Kids and Their Grandparents

AARP's Response Video Encourages Kids to Call their Grandparents for Grandparents Day on September 9th

WASHINGTON, Sept. 4, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- AARP has enlisted the help of nine families to create their own "Call Me Maybe" response video, putting a new spin on the original viral sensation by Carly Rae Jepsen. The video, which is now featured on AARP's YouTube channel, aims to inspire grandchildren to call their loved ones on Grandparents Day, September 9th.

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Seeking out several grandparents and their real-life grandchildren to make the hit song their own, AARP endeavored to turn "Call Me Maybe" into a heartfelt message for viewers of all ages. Produced by Alphabird, a production company based in San Francisco, the video is already one of the most watched ever on AARP's channel receiving nearly 20,000 views in less than two weeks.

Watch the video, share it with your social networks and call your grandparents! http://youtu.be/Mk6nMJAO1Uo

About AARP
AARP is a nonprofit, nonpartisan organization with a membership that helps people 50+ have independence, choice and control in ways that are beneficial and affordable to them and society as a whole. AARP does not endorse candidates for public office or make contributions to either political campaigns or candidates. We produce AARP The Magazine, the definitive voice for 50+ Americans and the world's largest-circulation magazine with nearly 35 million readers; AARP Bulletin, the go-to news source for AARP's millions of members and Americans 50+; AARP VIVA, our bilingual multimedia platform for Hispanic members; and our website, AARP.org. AARP Foundation is an affiliated charity that provides security, protection, and empowerment to older persons in need with support from thousands of volunteers, donors, and sponsors. We have staffed offices in all 50 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, and the U.S. Virgin Islands.

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