Cam Cuddles

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Former art major and Seaside resident 32-year-old Cameron McKirdy (pictured) has found a new occupation — and a new moniker — in Samantha Hess’ highly successful Portland business, Cuddle Up To Me (http://cuddleuptome.com), which offers “fully clothed, completely platonic cuddle sessions of 15 minutes to 5 hours.”

As Cam Cuddles (www.facebook.com/camcuddles), he is the first male cuddler she has hired. Cam and Samantha were interviewed and featured in a “Keep Portland Weird!” segment of KPTV’s “More Good Day Oregon” on April 8 (http://tinyurl.com/CamCuddle). “I’ve had a great response from people,” he told KPTV. “Our clients are people that maybe just got over a breakup, or a death in the family, or even lost a pet, so I’m here for those people.”

He’s not only making his customers happy, he’s pleasing his boss, as well. “He’s done a fantastic job of making people feel as though they do matter,” Samantha said, “and that whatever they’re going through, it’s OK.”

­— Elleda Wilson

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