Guinness World Record Broke By 1,226 Tree Huggers on International Day of Forests

kpopluv, March 22, 2015, 10:16 p.m.

More than 1,000 people grabbed a tree and hugged it for at least a minute at the Korea National Arboretum in Pocheon, Gyeonggi Province on Saturday.  The arboreal display of affection was organized to mark the International Day of Forests, and won the tree-huggers a place in the record books.  The event drew 1,226 tree-huggers, obliterating the Guinness Record of 936 set in Portland, Oregon, in 2013.

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