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National Hug Day: New Yorkers who could use some hugs

January 21 is National Hug Day.

Celebrate with your loved ones but remember, not everyone has someone to hug. And while everyone could use a hug, we've rounded up a list of New Yorkers who most definitely deserve a hug today and everyday.

Brandon Stanton

The founder of Humans of New York, Brandon
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The founder of Humans of New York, Brandon Stanton spends his days talking to everyday New Yorkers on the street. g.

Lindsay Lohan

Although Lindsay Lohan reportedly recently landed an Esurance
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Although Lindsay Lohan reportedly recently landed an Esurance commercial, when doesn't New York's own need a hug? No seriously, take a look back at her 2014 and decide for yourself.

Derek Jeter

It may not seem like an obvious choice
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It may not seem like an obvious choice since Derek Jeter has plenty of money and had a farewell season so many would dream of, but Jeter has never been one to relax easily. In fact, he was seen in December partying with more than 20 women, according to Page Six. Poor guy.

Robert De Niro

Robert De Niro is one of the ultimate
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Robert De Niro is one of the ultimate New Yorkers. After Sept. 11, he help create the TriBeCa Film Festival to revive the neighborhood. In 2013 alone, 450,000 people attended the festival with nearly 400 screenings. A hug of thanks to De Niro.

David Chang

Next time you eat a delicious bowl of
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Next time you eat a delicious bowl of ramen, remember the man largely responsible for reintroducing it to NY: David Chang. For that, we'd love to give him a hug.

Louis C.K.

Louis C.K. has been performing his standup act
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Louis C.K. has been performing his standup act in NYC, and although the act is obscene, deep down, he is a real worrier. Just watch this scene from his show about his daughter on the subway.

Dante de Blasio

Things are going pretty well for Dante de
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Things are going pretty well for Dante de Blasio, especially now that his dad has repealed the city's ban on cell phones in schools. But this one is purely for selfish reasons: Who can't resist the opportunity to see his 'fro that close up? Even President Obama is impressed by it.

Rudy Giuliani

Yes, we mean to have him on here.
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Yes, we mean to have him on here. Think about it: He never seems happy. Wouldn't a hug help with that?

Naked Cowboy

It would be an awkward hug, but it's
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It would be an awkward hug, but it's pretty cold outside.

The animals up for adoption at the ASPCA

Enough said.
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Enough said.

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