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Embracing the day

MU junior aims to bring smiles, relieve tension of coming final exams with free hugs on campus
Tuesday, April 24, 2007 | 12:00 a.m. CDT; updated 1:05 p.m. CDT, Saturday, July 19, 2008

Jeff Quillen, a junior at MU, offered free hugs at Brady Fountain on Monday afternoon. He says there are several psychological benefits to hugs. “Think about it: You never leave a hug without a smile on your face,” Quillen said. He plans to give free hugs during finals week, which runs May 7 through May 11.


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