Bakersfield police officers give out free hugs on Tuesday

Posted at 2:14 PM, Oct 18, 2016
and last updated 2016-10-18 17:14:20-04

This week beginning October 17 is Dignity Health's Acts of Humankindness Week!

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Tuesday morning, Bakersfield police officers and Kern County firefighters visited hospital lobbies around the county to give out free hugs to visitors and staff. They also passed around teddy bears to keep the hugs going even after they left.