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A Hug by arhcamt A Hug by arhcamt
..because it decreases blood pressure level, increases the level of oxytocin in the blood, and reduces levels of cortisol. [link]

it makes people feel better. :)

*edit*
i have no idea this is gonna be so well received. thanks so much for all the hugs everyone, i feel so much better now. :happycry:
..keep them coming. :D :hug:

*edit #2*
OMG A DD?!?! :faint:
THANK YOU ~macheli for suggesting it and `Sander-Seto for featuring! also thank you everyone who faved, commented, viewed, downloaded, critiqued.
thank you, thank you, thank you.
hugs to all!! :hug:

font: karabinE. [link]
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Daily Deviation

Given 2009-08-05
The suggester says: ''I find it to be beautifully emotional. When people don't feel good, most (me included) will turn to locking themselves up and feel bad alone and all by themselves. That's why I find it really sweet that when someone doesn't feel good he actually asked the help from others to make him feel better, which in this case in the form of a hug. A very honest and touching message. It definitely brings this warm and fuzzy feeling inside.'' A Hug by `ArhcamtIlnaad ( Suggested by macheli and Featured by Sander-Seto )
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Critique by sabergirl08 sabergirl08/critique/130890146">Jun 8, 2009, 4:19:17 PM
I LOVE THIS - the simplicity is a wonderful touch. I love the font used...it's not too imposing, but it's also not trashy at all...it's the PERFECT font for what is being stated.
I know most people have felt like this at one point or another...I know I sure do...and the way the words are kinda fit into each other like puzzle pieces but still maintain a wonderful flow is calming in itself...while bringing a message to the people who see it...at least me...I know after I saw this, I know I now want to go out and hug some people who look down or sad.
All in all...I LOVE THIS! I can't wait to see more work like this.
Also, the artist comment just adds to the greatness.
What do you think?
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Critique by Bunneh-World Bunneh-World/critique/155468474">Aug 5, 2009, 3:53:59 PM
Text can be so simple, yet so meaningful and powerful. This literally left me speechless. It also made me think. Hard. When I saw this, I had one of the most important epiphanies I will ever encounter. I realized that not only a hug can make someone happy, but it can also help heal pain. Never had I known that my mother was curing my cold when she gave me one.

Hugs are:

- Love Encouragers.
- Friend Makers.
- Smile Producers.

But most of all, they are what makes our world still spin~

A well deserved Daily Deviation. Nothing has made more glad today than to see this. :heart:
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:icontomacalin86:
tomacalin86 Featured By Owner May 27, 2011
>:D<
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:iconplastickheart:
plastickheart Featured By Owner May 12, 2011
this is the best thing i've ever seen today, i love it so much <3
i agree, sometimes hugs make things so much better :hug:
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:iconthedaydreaminggirl:
thedaydreaminggirl Featured By Owner May 10, 2011   Photographer
Featured here -> [link] :heart:

(please fav the news article to get more attention )
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:iconflyinglimes:
FlyingLimes Featured By Owner May 1, 2011
*hugs*
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:iconsilverstreak91:
SilverStreak91 Featured By Owner Apr 26, 2011  Hobbyist General Artist
Well said!! T_T Love the typography!
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:iconsnoogaloo:
snoogaloo Featured By Owner Apr 23, 2011  Hobbyist Photographer
totally agree!
in fact my mom went to a medical conference and brought me back a sweatshirt that said
"hugs heal"
one of my favorite shirts

:tighthug: :hug:
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:iconthe-golden-princess:
The-Golden-Princess Featured By Owner Apr 21, 2011  Hobbyist Photographer
:huggle: I need a hug too :huggle:
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:iconshadow-chameleon:
shadow-chameleon Featured By Owner Apr 20, 2011  Student Writer
:hug:
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:icongreenpawprints:
GreenPawPrints Featured By Owner Apr 16, 2011  Hobbyist General Artist
:hug: I love this ^_^
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:iconmargaret-anna:
Margaret-anna Featured By Owner Apr 5, 2011  Hobbyist General Artist
simple expressive I like it :+fav: :tighthug: :glomp:
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:icon49crystal:
49crystal Featured By Owner Apr 4, 2011  Hobbyist General Artist
I really need a hug now xxxxxxx :/
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:iconsupahrandom:
SupahRandom Featured By Owner May 1, 2012  Student Digital Artist
you posted the comment 1 moth ago,but...LoL whatever!:iconbrohugplz:

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Don't put your cursos over this.
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Up up and awaaaaaaay
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-"--"- Yep,I love owls
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:iconfutufly:
futufly Featured By Owner Mar 19, 2011  Professional Digital Artist
that's a scream from the inside )
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:iconselesiart:
Selesiart Featured By Owner Mar 12, 2011
Love it! thank you.
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:iconsummernight456:
summernight456 Featured By Owner Feb 18, 2011
:hug:
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:iconblood-severed-ninja:
Blood-severed-NiNjA Featured By Owner Feb 16, 2011
:hug:
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:iconsnuggyskunkette:
SnuggySkunkette Featured By Owner Feb 11, 2011  Professional General Artist
This should be a T-shirt design, I'd buy it.
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:iconbroken-starr-child:
Broken-Starr-Child Featured By Owner Feb 9, 2011  Hobbyist Photographer
Such a wonderful concept, hugs are my favourite way to cheer someone, including myself, up! :)
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:iconkitsune-luver:
Kitsune-Luver Featured By Owner Feb 8, 2011
i feel like this should be printed on a shirt or something...i'd totally wear it!
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:iconbandgeekninja0723:
BandGeekNinja0723 Featured By Owner Feb 5, 2011  Student General Artist
How appropiate and touching haha. Umm that sounded weird... but anyways, great meaning. And yes I would so buy that t-shirt.
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:iconwarewolf-00:
WaReWoLf-00 Featured By Owner Jan 29, 2011
If there would be a t-shirt/sleevless top with this text, I'd buy two of them <3
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:iconbgallant:
bgallant Featured By Owner Jan 16, 2011
:glomp:
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:icontlnnlt:
tlnnlt Featured By Owner Dec 22, 2010  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
i realy like this :')
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:iconspiritriver:
SpiritRiver Featured By Owner Dec 17, 2010
:hug:
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:iconihartcookies:
ihartcookies Featured By Owner Dec 7, 2010
kewl...
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:iconemphocus:
emphocus Featured By Owner Dec 7, 2010  Professional Artisan Crafter
Great job man...
really good.
it would look good on a t-shirt... a silk-screen, black or white, whatever...
congrats.
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:iconpwned-by-twilight:
pwned-by-twilight Featured By Owner Nov 27, 2010
It's so simple... yet so cute.

Everyone deserves a hug.
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:iconkazuto-kun:
Kazuto-kun Featured By Owner Oct 30, 2010
This is the sort of message... I could just imagine conveying over a thought bubble. Trying to get someone to see, that this is what you're thinking, without actually saying anything. If I were any talented, I'd ask for your permission to use this in a picture I just envisioned, but it's most likely not going to happen.

On a closing note, I'm very familiar with that place. *Hugs*
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:iconkeira-n:
keira-n Featured By Owner Oct 23, 2010  Student General Artist
*hugs* *squeeeze*
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:iconviva-and-valentine:
Viva-and-Valentine Featured By Owner Oct 6, 2010  Hobbyist Writer
I feel your pain. If you find somebody who wants to give me a hug, please let me know!

Great calligraphy. I'm always so appreciative of people with good hands.

~Viva
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:iconviva-and-valentine:
Viva-and-Valentine Featured By Owner Oct 6, 2010  Hobbyist Writer
Oh, but here's a hug for you, at least. Spread the love!

Because love is all you need! :hug:
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:iconakitabrilia:
akitabrilia Featured By Owner Oct 6, 2010  Student Writer
rachmaaat, aku boleh pake ini buat referensi ga? buat assignment book design assignment :)
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:icondakita:
Dakita Featured By Owner Sep 14, 2010  Student Digital Artist
aww,, I so understand this feeling..

:iconsweethugplz:
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:iconsilentstarshine:
silentstarshine Featured By Owner Sep 5, 2010
Hugs are great!!! Good job!!! :D *hug*
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:iconmichelle--renee:
michelle--renee Featured By Owner Sep 2, 2010  Professional Digital Artist
:huggle:
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:iconviolet345:
Violet345 Featured By Owner Aug 20, 2010
love the design : ) hug you
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:icona-luvless:
A-Luvless Featured By Owner Aug 9, 2010
Love it <3333 ...
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:iconlabbonno:
Labbonno Featured By Owner Jul 29, 2010  Professional Writer
Beautiful work. I love it.:heart:
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:iconblythe-drinks-tea:
Blythe-drinks-tea Featured By Owner Jul 9, 2010  Student Traditional Artist
awww!~ :hugs: i'm glad you're happier now ^-^
i think everyone has felt this more once and thats why i love this! it speaks for all
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star-rose-three Featured By Owner Jul 4, 2010  Professional Digital Artist
I was wondering what font you used cause this is the type of font I'm looking for for my portfolio heading that I'm re-designing. I was thinking of drawing something in illustrator but if this is a free font I might as well use it!
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:iconnetigo:
netigo Featured By Owner Jul 1, 2010
well done this piece is lovely, great font. what gave you the idea?
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:iconohlookausername:
OhLookAUsername Featured By Owner Jun 28, 2010
:hug: ^^
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:iconsupersinger472:
supersinger472 Featured By Owner Jun 25, 2010
:manhug: :hug: :huggle: :tighthug:
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:iconlulu-a:
Lulu-a Featured By Owner Jun 25, 2010
:heart: :hug:
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:iconcapricorn-gnome:
capricorn-gnome Featured By Owner Jun 9, 2010
this is so unbelievably sweet.
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:icondevenue:
Devenue Featured By Owner May 26, 2010
You read my mind. I want it on my t-shirt. Looks perfect
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:icontrev117:
trev117 Featured By Owner May 18, 2010
:hug:
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:iconghastlydarkworld:
Ghastlydarkworld Featured By Owner May 14, 2010  Hobbyist Writer
Because a hug can cure everything!
:hug:
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:iconwildfurball:
WildFurball Featured By Owner Apr 29, 2010  Hobbyist
I also want hugs. :tighthug:
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