Coke’s weak explanation only worsens offensive bottle cap blunder

The beverage maker has apologized after a girl in Canada—whose sister has autism—opened a Vitaminwater to find the words ‘You Retard’ printed under the lid.

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Blake Loates and her family were especially offended due to the fact that Loates’ younger sister, 11-year-old Fiona, has cerebral palsy and autism.

Her father, Doug, sent a strongly worded letter:

In a public apology from the beverage distributor, Coca-Cola spokesperson Shannon Denny told ABC News:

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