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Kenneth Nwadike

Ken E. Nwadike, Jr. is an American documentary filmmaker, motivational speaker, and peace activist popularly known as the Free Hugs Guy. Ken is the founder of the Free Hugs Project. His "Free Hugs" videos have reached hundreds of millions of views on Facebook and YouTube. In 2014, Nwadike launched the Free Hugs Project to spread love in response to... See full bio »

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 2020 Called to the Front Lines (Documentary) (executive producer)
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 2020 Called to the Front Lines (Documentary)
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 2020 Called to the Front Lines (Documentary)
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 2020 Called to the Front Lines (Documentary)
 2017 The L.A. Riots: 25 Years Later (TV Movie documentary)
Self - South LA Resident / Founder, Free Hugs Project
 2016 Accidental Courtesy: Daryl Davis, Race & America (Documentary)
Peace Activist

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6' 1" (1.85 m)

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Fear and hatred will cease to exist when love is in abundance.


Ken E. Nwadike, Jr.

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