IL family builds 'hug time' device for grandma

IL family builds 'hug time' device for grandma”

Due to the pandemic, the Marinaro family were unable to visit their great-grandma for two months.

The 85-year-old - who lives in IL, U.S. - usually sees her granddaughter and her kids every day.

The post has gathered hundreds of shares and comments praising the clever social distancing solution. Using some PVC pipes, a window insulator kit, and duct tape, Carly Marinaro built a "hug time" machine outside her house in Rockford, Illinois. "Nana has been longing to hug her babies!"

Nurse Lindsay Okray, from California, went viral after posting the touching video of Paige, 10, embracing Carol and Greg through a shield on their front door to her Facebook account. She used a see-through shower curtain, disposable plates, and plastic bags to create the curtain so she could safely hug her family.

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Therefore, they can embrace and continue to prevent the spread of the coronavirus to vulnerable people like Gagnon. "It just means a lot", Rose Gagnon said.

"My heart felt like it was going to burst".

With physical contact with others outside of immediate family members being taboo during the coronavirus crisis, some are taking it into their own hands (pun intended) and coming up with creative ways to hug others who live apart from them.

'She put together a list and she designed it so she could hug nana and papa. this girl is so freaking unbelievable and we were so happy to be able to hug them!'. "This is what love is all about. It filled my heart".

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