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Is It More Advantageous to Be a Man or Woman in Advertising? Chris Edwards Was Both

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Chris Edwards, author of the memoir "Balls: It Takes Some to Get Some," transitioned from a woman to a man while he worked as a creative director at Arnold. He says he is often asked whether his career took off more when he was male.

Mr. Edwards, who among other things created McDonald's "Singing Fish," said the answer is yes -- but the reason why may surprise you.

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