Juan Mann, who started the Free Hugs movement, seen at Pitt Street Mall, Sydney, Australia, 2006.
The Free Hugs Campaign is a social movement involving individuals who offer hugs to strangers in public places.
The campaign became famous internationally in 2006 as the result of a music video on YouTube by the Australian band Sick Puppies.
The hugs are meant to be random acts of kindness - purportedly selfless acts performed by a person for the sole reason of making others feel better. Click on the image to watch the video and read more details.