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Oregon attempts to break tree-hugging world record

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Tree huggers in Portland, Oregon attempted to re-break the tree hugging world record on Saturday.

The organizers of 2013’s record-breaking attempt tried to increase the record from 1,000 Portland residents to 1,500. In order to break the record, participants had to hug trees simultaneously for one minute.

The bad news for Portland is the nation of Nepal attempted to beat the record with more than 2,000 earlier in July.

The results of both attempts have not been confirmed by the Guinness World Records committee and the number of participants at Saturday’s attempt is not officially known yet. 

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