Hugs and Hugging......


The Rescuing Hug ...... This is a picture from an article called, "The
Rescuing Hug." The article details the first week of life of a set of twins. Apparently, each were in their respective incubators, and one was not expected to live. A hospital nurse fought against the hospital rules and placed the babies in one incubator. When they were placed together, the healthier of the two threw an arm over her sister in an endearing embrace. The smaller baby's heart rate stabilized and her temperature rose to normal.

They both survived, and are thriving! In fact, now that the two girls are home, they still sleep together, and still snuggle. The hospital changed their policy after they saw the effect of putting the two girls together, and now they bed multiples together.

Ensign magazine May '98 pg. 94
Adapted from the Readers Digest article
"A Sister's Helping Hand" May 1996 Pp. 155-56
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What is a Hug ?


A hug is two hearts wrapped in arms. ~Author Unknown

Hugging has no unpleasant side effects and is all natural. There are no batteries to replace, it's inflation-proof and non-fattening with no monthly payments. It's non-taxable, non-polluting, and is, of course, fully refundable. ~Author Unknown

Never wait until tomorrow to hug someone you could hug today,
because when you give one, you get one right back your way.
~Author Unknown

Be a love pharmacist: dispense hugs like medicine - they are! ~Terri Guillemets

A hug is the shortest distance between friends. ~Author Unknown


Hug Department: Always Open ~Author Unknown

A hug delights and warms and charms,
'that' must be why God gave us arms.
~Author Unknown




Cheers from the land of the Tartan,  Love Kate xxx.