Annie Vainshtein

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It costs $36 to go to a San Francisco“cuddle party.” People pay to go to a place to cuddle with strangers. There’s also a trend of walking with strangers.

New businesses to fight loneliness: cuddle parties and people walkers

It costs $36 to go to a San Francisco“cuddle party.” People pay to go to a place to cuddle with strangers. There’s also a trend of walking with strangers.

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