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End-of-the-Week Celebration Post: Hug Life

It’s 5pm Friday! That means I’m allowed to post whatever the hell I want. Earlier, I Twittered the following:

Rebecca Watson rebeccawatson just thought of a great new Care Bear: instead of a rainbow or other picture on his tummy, it’s just a tattoo that reads “HUG LIFE.”
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Using these templates, a few Twitter followers came up with the following:


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Anyone else want a go? Post your results in the comments! An unimaginable number of bonus points go to anyone who can actually make me a real, stuffed, “Hug Life” Care Bear.

Rebecca Watson

Rebecca is a writer, speaker, YouTube personality, and unrepentant science nerd. In addition to founding and continuing to run Skepchick, she hosts Quiz-o-Tron, a monthly science-themed quiz show and podcast that pits comedians against nerds. There is an asteroid named in her honor. Twitter @rebeccawatson Mastodon mstdn.social/@rebeccawatson Instagram @actuallyrebeccawatson TikTok @actuallyrebeccawatson YouTube @rebeccawatson BlueSky @rebeccawatson.bsky.social

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  1. Improbable Bee: Hypothetically speaking, one could send something to the Skepchick PO Box:

    PO Box 452
    Brookline, MA 02446

    also: omg.

  2. Man, I hope the first bear and the second bear don’t run into each other. They’ll beat the crap out of each other!

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