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Coinkydink? It’s National Hugging Day — One Day After Inauguration

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DALLAS -- It's National Hugging Day.

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Yep, there's a day for that.

Coinkydink that it's one day after Inauguration Day? Hmm... either way, National Hugging Day is all about encouraging people to hug family and friends more often.

Hey, don't roll your eyes. Hugging is good for your health. Docs say it lowers blood pressure, heals feelings of loneliness and anger -- making you happier!

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But don't just run out and start hugging random strangers. We can't be held accountable for what happens next.

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Of course, social media is handing out big ole virtual bear hugs. Enjoy...

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