The rising drama, Record of Youth is receiving high praise by netizens for what many originally believed was a product placement for a public service announcement.

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tvN “Record of Youth”

In the most recent episode, Sa Hae Joon (Park Bo Gum) and his friends were shown at the hospital receiving prevention needles for cervical cancer.

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During the scene, Won Hae Na (Cho Yoo Jung) asked her boyfriend, Kim Jin Woo (Kwon Soo Hyun) to get vaccinated for cervical cancer.

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When Kim Jin Woo was taken aback because he doesn’t have a uterus, Won Hae Na informed him that him receiving the vaccination would benefit her as a result.

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Despite trying to resist, Kim Jin Woo ultimately gave in and ended up visiting the hospital with his friends.

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He even convinced his friends by informing them, “It’s not a vaccine just for women. It’s just as effective as a preventative measure when men get it.

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The three characters even shared the social media post, “Love requires preparation.

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And netizens praised the drama’s effort to spread awareness.

  • I never knew men had to get vaccinated for cervical cancer until now.
  • I love this!
  • It’s good to spread awareness.
  • I hope this information spreads far and wide.
  • This is very important for everybody to know.

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But what made netizens rave even more was when they found out that the scene was never inserted for the purpose of a product placement.

That scene wasn’t inserted for the purpose of a product placement.

— “Record of Youth” Representative

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