“Hug Curtain” Keeps Family Close

Louisiana grandma constructs "hug curtain" that allows family members embrace while staying safe from COVID-19. WVLA's Crystal Whitman reports.

(WVLA/NBC News) — At a time when we could all use a hug, a Louisiana woman has found a creative way to give them amid the coronavirus outbreak.

Kathy Alleman says her desire to hug her family inspired her to create her “hug curtain.”

The reunion video of her hugging her parents for the first time in weeks went viral.

“I told her I really missed my hugs,” says Alleman’s father, C.J. Cavalier. “Well she went on she went right to work
and a couple of hours we were over here hugging,” Cavalier said.

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