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  • Who: Jonathan Sexton

  • What: Most hugs given in 24 hours by an individual

  • Where: United States

The most hugs given in 24 hours is 8,709 and was achieved by Jonathan Sexton (USA) at the Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival in Manchester, Tennessee, USA, on 11 June 2010.

The attempt raised money for United Way's "Restore the Dream" fund, which aided individuals attempted by flooding in Nashville.


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