Thousands Take Part in Polar Plunge

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All of the anticipation and within moments the thrill of taking a cool plunge in Lake Superior is over for those that participated.

Thousands took part and raised more than $120,000, all funds going to benefit Special Olympics Minnesota.

From outlandish costumes to more conservative shirts, it’s was a fun sight to see.

If you headed out to the plunge you may have spotted some of the Fox 21 News crew.

“I have never in my life been in a frozen lake, I am scared but excited at the same time, it’s such a great cause, I’m excited,” said KQDS Meteorologist William Seay.

“Well, I’m not from the south, I’m from northern Michigan. This is my fourth year jumping and bring it on Northern Minnesota,” exclaimed KQDS Anchor, Diane Alexander.

What made this event so special for the Fox 21 crew is the generous donation of $500 from Leila Naegeli, a 5-year-old from Two Harbors. 

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