Happy National Hugging Day

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It's National Hugging Day. (KTRK)

Everyone can use a hug.

Today is National Hugging Day or National Hug Day, for short.

A Michigan pastor created the day in 1986 as a way to facilitate safe, positive interaction with family and friends.

There are health benefits, too.

Hugging can help lower your blood pressure, heart rate and reduce stress.

Find someone to hug today.

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