LOS ANGELES (AP) — A Hanukkah gift-wrapping paper is being pulled from stores nationwide after a Los Angeles woman said there were swastikas in the design.
Cheryl Shapiro, who lives in the San Fernando Valley community of Porter Ranch, says she went to a Walgreens store on Saturday with her grandson to buy gift wrapping for the Jewish holiday, which begins next week.READ MORE: Sacramento Expects Busy Holiday Weekend, Will COVID Surge Impact Business?
Shapiro says she was looking at some silver-and-blue paper when she noticed what appeared to be swastikas embedded in the pattern.
Shapiro says she spoke to the store manager, who was appalled.READ MORE: Tsunami Advisory Canceled For San Francisco Bay Area, Remains Near Santa Cruz
The Los Angeles Daily News says the paper — which was made by Hallmark and sold exclusively at Walgreens — is being removed from stores.
The paper also says Hallmark apologized for what it calls an unintentional offense.
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