This Man Giving "Free Hugs" At The Boston Marathon Is Wonderfully Uplifting

    You're never too busy for a free hug.

    You wouldn't think passing out hugs in the middle of a marathon would be the best idea, but it turned out to be a great morale boost for the runners, who were more than happy to take this man up on his offer.

    Like this lady, who actually ran back for a hug.

    And this woman, who received a really warm embrace.

    This guy picked up the man giving free hugs.

    And this runner rushed across the course just to get one.

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    Sure, the "FREE HUGS" thing has been done before, but it's nice to see people react like this, especially considering the circumstances.