Spread The Love: Man Attempts 10,000 Hugs In One Day

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David Parsons attempts to break the Guinness World Record for most hugs in one day.

Inspired by his friend who died of cancer, David Parsons is on a mission to do something sweet: give 10,000 hugs in one day.

Parsons is hoping to break the Guinness World Record for most hugs in one day in order to raise money for Grants Wishes, a nonprofit that helps kids battling cancer.

While he managed to give only 3,162 hugs yesterday in Los Angeles, he still was able to raise $2,062 — and is currently planning his second attempt.

"My number-one goal was always just to raise funds and awareness for Grants Wishes," Parsons told The Huffington Post.  

Read more about Parsons' hug mission at The Huffington Post Good NewsDavid Parsons Attempts To Break Most Hugs In One Day Guinness World Record, Gives 3,162 Hugs.

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