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Blue_In_AK Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Jan-17-10 07:28 PM
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Taking the plunge...
We're back from Seward with about a thousand pictures, but for now, here's one. About 150 people participated in the Polar Bear Plunge, earning about $100,000 in pledges which benefit cancer research. The air temperature was probably about 30 degrees with a good breeze. The water probably wasn't much warmer. Brave, brave souls...

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WannaJumpMyScooter Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Jan-17-10 07:29 PM
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1. each one has their own emt?
wtf?
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Blue_In_AK Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Jan-17-10 07:58 PM
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2. There were several divers in the water
Edited on Sun Jan-17-10 08:01 PM by Blue_In_AK
and EMTs on the dock. It's very, very cold. They don't want anyone stroking out on them, it would kind of spoil the fun. One of the jumpers told my husband that the water itself wasn't too awful, but the wind when they got out was pretty brutal.
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JeffR Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Jan-17-10 10:55 PM
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3. Oh my gosh
I can barely even look at the photo.

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