Friday, May 7, 2010

Guinness World Record of Biggest Bear Hug



Students and teachers of the Ottawa Catholic School Board building live chain across Pretoria Bridge and along Rideau Canal in Ottawa, ON, Canada in order to attempt to reclaim the Guinness World Record of Biggest Bear Hug in the world on May 7, 2010. In 2004, students from St. Matthew's High School, in Ottawa, ON, Canada broke the world record, with 5,100 students in participation. The Biggest Bear Hug is a fundraising event with the money donated to cancer care and research.