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Wrapping paper with this design has been pulled from shelves at Walgreens after one woman noticed a swastika design in it. Wrapping paper with this design has been pulled from shelves at Walgreens after one woman noticed a swastika design in it.
NORTHRIDGE, Calif. -

Walgreens is pulling some wrapping paper from its shelves, one day after a southern California woman spotted a swastika pattern on some Hanukkah wrapping paper.

Cheryl Shapiro was shopping in the Hannukah section of a Walgreens when she noticed the pattern on a roll of paper had what looked like swastikas in it.

A close look reveals that the geometric design in the paper has lines connecting in the shape of the Nazi symbol.

Shapiro said she was outraged. And after she tried to call her rabbi, she complained to management.

"I just called for the manager and the assistant manager, and they came out, and I explained what was going on, how upset I was, and I wanted this taken off the shelves immediately. I was really putting my foot down because i was appalled by this," Shapiro told a local NBC affiliate. 

The rolls were removed from the store after Shapiro complained to managers.

Walgreens said other stores were following suit.

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