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New Obamacare Twitter Campaign Asks People To Tweet Pictures Of Their Personal Injuries

Who would have guessed?

1. On Wednesday, President Obama asked everyone to start Tweeting photos of their personal injuries.

2. The initial reaction was mixed:

5. But then people actually started tweeting their injuries.

#tbt to when I fell on the ice and broke my wrist and needed a $32K surgery! I paid ZERO dollars! #GetCoveredNOW

— Nellie B Sires (@NellieBme)

A friendly #tbt reminder from @OFA_TX to #GetCoveredNow! 'Cause boys will be boys. http://t.co/TVvk4w5JmB

— Joseph Washington (@Joseph_Wash)

If you play sports, you are not invincible. Enroll today. http://t.co/QJLrImiJAU #tbt #getcoveredNOW

— crias (@criaslovesu)

Risking bankruptcy because you're uninsured? What are you a clown? #TBT #GetCoveredNow

— Johnny De Vito (@JohnnyMDeVito)

This didn't end well. #YOLO is only okay if you #GetCoveredNOW. #LifeHappens #TBT

— Young Invincibles (@YI_Care)

That time I caught a baseball...with my face #tbt No hand-eye coordination, but I was covered @OFA_VA #GetCoveredNow

— Laura Kate Bender (@LauraKateBender)

#TBT: When life gave me a $7K bike accident bill I was thankfully insured. #GetCoveredNow: http://t.co/S3KEVE0n3Y

— Han Nguyen (@hanseldee)

@BarackObama what up, found a tumor in the bones of my dominant hand at 28. #tbt #GetCoveredNow

— not-fun (@inhuman_draw)

#tbt Rebecca is happy she has coverage when she had to rock this cast #GetCoveredNow http://t.co/2mTccmurL2 @OFA_IA

— Rachel Cowell (@rcowell14)

My beautiful roommate's face. Ruined. #LifeHappens #GetCoveredNowOrElse

— Blaine Cowen (@Blainetheinsane)

#GetCoveredNow #LifeHappens @OFA_AZ @DQYoung_OFAAZ @kac025

— Aten Morin (@atenmorin)

Lydia fell at library storytime. Thank goodness she and her family had insurance! #GetCoveredNow #LifeHappens #TBT

— ChildrensDefenseFund (@ChildDefender)

26. Some politicians joined in, but they have comms teams that vet campaigns like this.

#LifeHappens: Make sure you #GetCovered #tbthursday #TBT

— Cory Booker (@CoryBooker)

@BarackObama #lifehappens #earlytbt

— Choclatstar (@Choclatstar)

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