Dr. Stone was featured on the Mich Mash Podcast February 2017 episode 35 “Hugs and Smiles” : Crazy interesting people with amazing insights, perspectives and stories to share. In the last section Mich asks questions that tend to spark conversations that might not otherwise take place. Thought provoking stuff here!
Dr. Stone was recognized by Brian Lunt as a powerful influencer in the TOP 50 STL with a “genius concept” in 2016. Top 50 Saint Louis highlights the most inspiring positive weekly stories in Saint Louis and has a commitment to spreading positive news making the world a better and more connected place.
Why Cuba? Why 21 seconds? Why now? Americans haven’t been able to visit Cuba since the Cuban missile crisis in the 1960s, but travel has recently been opened, so now we have the opportunity to reach out. Let’s make friends. I have discovered the beauty of the 21-second Global Hug, and I thought, what better place to start than Cuba? …
Stone worked with documentary filmmaker Cole Hieronymous to create a special father’s day documentary about the power of hugging. This took place in St. Louis at the arch and involved Stone connecting with strangers and sharing with them the power of hugging and long hugs. http://alivemag.com/qa-with-sliff-filmmaker-director-hieronymus-cole/