It's wond'rous what a hug can do.
A hug is, "Welcome back again!"
A hug can soothe a small child's pain
No longer do we have to worry,
Hugs are great for fathers and mothers,
Kittens crave them, Puppies love them.
A hug can break the language barrier
No need to fret about the store of 'em.
So stretch those arms without delay, and
This picture is from the article "The Rescuing Hug," which details the first week of life for these twins.
Each baby was in her respective incubator, and one was not expected to live. Against odds, a hospital nurse fought the hospital rules and finally gained permission to place the babies in one incubator. A beautiful thing happened. Upon placing them together, the healthier of the two threw an arm over her sister in an endearing embrace. The smaller baby's heart rate stabilized and her temperature rose to normal.
Let us not forget to embrace those whom we love.
Send a warm hug to someone today!