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Mississippi assisted living facility makes hugging booth for residents

Posted at 6:43 AM, Aug 21, 2020

An assisted living facility in Mississipi has created a hugging booth for its residents and their families.

It meant everything for Barbara Newman, who hasn't hugged her 95-year-old mother since March.
Yesterday, she got the chance to give her a hug, gloved up and through a wall of plastic.

The hugging booth is disinfected between hugs. Staff say they have 58 residents, and have gone through 300 gloves in the last few days.