On National Hug an Anchor Day, We Look Back

By Alex Weprin 

Today is “National Hug an Anchor Day” and news anchors across the country are embracing the, uh, warm embraces of strangers.

WTVD in North Carolina used our weekend post focusing on the holiday to share the news with viewers:

In honor of “NHAAD,” we decided to dig up the original video that started it all. After the jump is the clip from “Fox & Friends, all the way back in 2009.