Amma hugging a woman
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Thousands queue for hugs from Amma of India

Thousands of people have been queuing at Alexandra Palace in London to be hugged by a woman called Amma.

Originally from Kerala in India, she travels the world embracing anyone who turns up to meet her.

The BBC's David Sillito reports.

  • 17 Nov 2011
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