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Watch Hillary Clinton Practice Avoiding a Hug From Donald Trump

Going into the first debate in the 2016 presidential election, it was unclear how candidates Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump would handle their very public, very high-pressure initial greeting at the event. To avoid as much inevitable awkwardness as possible, Clinton and her team apparently had a foolproof strategy: Practice makes perfect. When he goes in for the bear hug, she slaps him with a high-five-turned-handshake, then makes a run for it. The behind-the-scenes footage was shared by Clinton's friend Philippe Reines, who also happens to be the one playing Trump in the hilarious video.
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