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Polar Plunge raises $93,000 for Special Olympics

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The annual Polar Bear Plunge on Pelican Lake at Breezy Point Resort raised $93,000 for Special Olympics Minnesota.

About 300 people braved below zero temperatures and wind chills to jump into the lake. The oldest plunger was Elain Hafften, 71, Browerville, who jumped with the Staples-Motley Gaven’s Geeks.

The youngest to plunge was Noah Lee, 5, from Thief River Falls.

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