Howie Dittman, along with a group of moms and dads, offered free hugs at the Pittsburgh Pride Parade.
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On that day, they gave over 700 hugs to those who needed it.
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Dittman shared two standout moments on Facebook, both showing what support from a dad can do for them.
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Many were brought to tears as they hugged the group of supportive parents.
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Dittman's Facebook post urges parents to be supportive and love their kids, so that they don't have to cry in the arms of a stranger.
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