Friends spread love across Florida through free hugs

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ALACHUA COUNTY, Fla. (WCJB)-- Two friends are spreading their message of love across the state of Florida.

Vanessa White and Maria Malec reunited after graduating from college 35 years ago.

Together the two decided to embark on their Love & Hugs Collide Tour in which they will spend the coming days in several cities across Florida. During their time the two will be handing out hugs

The goal of the tour is to show love and appreciation to military veterans.

On Friday, White and Malik started out in the panhandle and were in north central Florida by the afternoon.

The two stopped at Swamp City Gallery and Lounge.

Their tour will end on March 19th in Tampa.