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Snuggle Buddiez Fills Void Left By Isolation And Loneliness

Darin Oswald, Idaho Statesman
Certified snugglist Eric Bale practicing cuddling techniques with trainee Roxanne Sears at Snuggle Buddiez.

Researchers are learning about how isolation and loneliness contribute to both physical and emotional deterioration. A Boise entrepreneur is addressing the issue by offering human contact in the form of snuggling. We'll meet Charlotte Lindsay, founder and owner of Snuggle Buddiez.

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