Honk for Air Hugs!


By Ryan Ward | April 18, 2020

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Best friends Patricia Jacobson and Melisa Arndt from Wyocena wanted to find a way to help spread some positive vibes during the COVID-19 pandemic. They came up with the idea to stand next to the street holding signs offering free air hugs to drivers who honked their horns as they passed by.
“I just think it’s important to have community and connection and to share experiences,” said Arndt.
The two friends made their signs from recycled campaign signs and poster boards.

Ryan Ward

Ryan Ward is a producer for the “Wisconsin Life” project and can rest easy after he finally found the perfect jar of homemade dill pickles at the farmer’s market in Madison. … just like his Grandma Shirley use to make!
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