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Now your children can experience A & F outside the mall! In the emergency room! Gee, I sure hope the doctors and nurses are wearing comfortable khakis and fake-vintage, offensive t shirts. CNN reports that Boston-based Campaign For A Commercial Free Childhood is asking Nationwide Children's Hospital (Columbus, OH) to reconsider using the Abercrombie and Fitch name on its Emergency Room, to which the company pledged $10 million dollars. While many people agree that corporate naming of public and semi-public i