2017 Town of North Hempstead Polar Bear Plunge

People braved the frigid waters of Hempstead Harbor in Port Washington on March 4, 2017 for the 13th annual Town of North Hempstead Polar Bear Plunge, benefiting Special Olympics New York.

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