Tuesday, March 27, 2007

Aussie serial hugger wins YouTube award

ABC News Online 27/03/2007 A Sydney man on a goodwill mission to hug strangers has picked up an inaugural YouTube Video Award. Juan Mann's Free Hugs, in which he sets out to brighten strangers' lives on Sydney's streets by hugging them, has nabbed the prize for most inspirational video. The clip is the 13th-most watched YouTube video of all time. It has been watched more than 12 million times after it was uploaded six months ago. Mr Mann's video is among the winners of seven YouTube awards, the nominees for which the site put forward a week ago. Users could rank the 10 nominees for each award in order of their preference. [Read More]

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