Today the Jewish woman who was once a Nazi poster child is a professor of chemistry in New York.
“EOTS is a poster child for one of the ills of the acquisition process,” the official said.
Instead, she has been enshrined as the poster child of celebrity victimization.
Someone given prominence in a certain cause: The Bible-thumpers portray Col. North as the poster boy for the religious right/ Mary Matalin, for all her new visibility as a GOP poster girl, is actually a moderate/ Marky Mark became the poster child of the baby teens, smiling with sweet innocence in his Calvin Klein underwear from billboards around the country
[1980s+; fr the appealing children appearing on posters in the 1930s and following, soliciting money for various disease-fighting organizations]