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She got to hug Ryan Gosling!

Joelle Murray has a cute little coffee shop in Toronto, but she had some BIG dreams when she started a social media campaign to get Ryan Gosling to come into her shop, Grinder Cafe while he was in town for the Toronto International Film Festival.  And you know what? Her persistence paid off!  After 10 days of relentless Ryan Gosling posts and pics with a cardboard cutout of Gosling, the real Ryan Gosling strolled into Grinder and in Joelle’s words, she “hugged up on him wicked.”

Here’s a look at her campaign:

The Mayor of Toronto even stopped by to help!

TADAAAA! The Real Ryan Gosling!!

Joelle tried something similar last year, when she attempted to get Idris Elba to come in to Grinder with no luck.

 

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