Bright Side: WEEK celebrates National Hug a Newscaster Day!

By WEEK Producer

Bright Side: WEEK celebrates National Hug a Newscaster Day!

April 4, 2014 Updated Apr 4, 2014 at 11:49 AM CDT

PEORIA, Ill. -- The kids at Kindercare in Peoria showed their love for newscasters on Friday.

Friday was National Hug a Newscaster Day, and Garry was invited to come to Kindercare for the hug experience.

He said he didn’t know what to expect but it was great.

Garry and photographer Doug Smith and not only got hugs and gifts, they also got a tour of Kindercare and a look at the fine work the teachers and staff do with the children.

Some of the older kids invited Garry to join them doing their version of the Cupid Shuffle.

The video doesn't show it, but he did eventually master the dance.