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MILWAUKEE -- Sometimes you just need a hug, and Paul Mitchell Schools across America will fill that need on Tuesday, October 13. Inspired by the Sick Puppies YouTube music video about Juan Mann’s popular Free Hugs campaign, Paul Mitchell Schools have held Free Hugs Days since 2009. Carrying on the tradition for the seventh straight year, day school students from The Academy Waukesha Paul Mitchell Partner School will gather at The Grand Ave Mall in Milwaukee at 12 p.m. – 3 p.m . Night school students will “hug it out” at The Grand Ave Mall in Milwaukee at 5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.

Dressed in their signature black outfits, carrying handmade “Free Hugs” signs, and naturally sporting fabulous styles, The Academy Waukesha Paul Mitchell Partner School will join 14,000 future professionals from 110 Paul Mitchell schools as they head for plazas, parks, and other popular spots to offer hugs and make people’s day.

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