Neighborhood Newcomer Gives Hugs For 365 Days To Cure Homesickness
Melanie moved to a new state, a new town, where she had to make new friends, a new life. With her family still back in her hometown, she needed a way to feel love and connection.
So she took up hugging! Yes, the good old wrap your arms around someone and squeeze, hugging. She vowed to hug as many people as she could for a full year. For 365 days she hugged everyone who she encountered. She tells us it was so rewarding to see that when someone was having a bad day, a simple hug could make them feel better. I like the way you think, Melanie. The world needs more hugs!