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Monroe Polar Plunge 2013

Denise-Dashner

Denise Dashner of Temperance is ready to take the plunge in her costume. The plunge was done in a pool since there wasn't enough water in Lake Erie to plunge into.

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Polar-Bear

A group of plungers surround a big polar bear that was walking around during the event.

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Meegan-Smith

From left, Meegan Smith, Jessica Vacek, and John Basile, of Carleton, Mich., plunge into the water.

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Jason-Vacek

Jason Vacek, dressed in a Ghillie suit, of Carleton takes a dive.

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Ghillie-suit

Jason Vacek, dressed in a Ghillie suit, emerges from the pool.

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Jessica-Vacek

Jessica Vacek of Carleton, Mich., runs to the heated changing room after taking plunge.

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Domingo-Valadez

Denise Dashner of Temperance, right, has her picture taken by Domingo Valadez before getting wet.

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Mike-Faylor

Mike Faylor of Point Place holds his arms up in the air to pump up the crowd. Faylor said that this was on his "bucket list."

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Ice-added

Ice is added to the pool to make it colder.

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Water-splashes

Water splashes after the first plunger hits the pool.

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Mike Faylor of Point Place reacts to hitting the water.

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Christiaan-Carlton

Christiaan Carlton of Monroe jumps sideways into the pool.

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Schon-LaBell

Schon LaBell, center, takes a picture of his daughter taking the plunge.

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