Sometimes you just need one.

No movable parts, no batteries to wear out, no periodic checkups,
low energy consumption, high energy yield, inflation-proof,
no monthly payments, no insurance requirements, theft-proof,
non-taxable, non polluting and of course, full returnable.

Hugging is healthy.
It relieves tension, combats depression, reduces stress,
improves blood circulation, it’s invigorating, it’s rejuvenating
it elevates self-esteem, and it generates goodwill.
It has no unpleasant side effects, and is nothing less than a miracle drug.

This essay has been stuck on my refrigeration for over twenty years. Although the
author appears to be unknown, Eileen Perry was shown as the contributor.