New Google Doodle celebrates support 

A new Google Doodle was unveiled on Tuesday that promotes comfort and support for others during difficult times.

The doodle was created as part of the 2022 Doodle for Google competition,

 a national contest that allows school-aged entrants to submit artwork to the tech company

A nominee is selected from each state and US territory, and the winning doodle will be featured on Google's homepage for the day.

This year's doodle, titled Not Alone, was drawn by Sophie Arak-Liu, a 16-year-old high school junior from Florida.

The doodle, which depicts a pair of people in each other's arms, was inspired by Arak-Liu's relationship with her mother,

According to Google, the teenager managed to get a reprieve during the isolation of the Covid-19 pandemic.

The doodle was created as a reminder of the help needed in times of crisis

A full gallery of all doodles for Google nominees and finalists can be found on the company's website.

Google said submissions for the 2023 edition of the competition will open this winter.