Long Island polar plunges: Craziest costumes

Every year, hundreds of Long Islanders brave the cold winter waters for a quick dip during polar plunge season. Some just happen to do it in style. From sequined mermaids to "Star Wars," Santas and their Sunday's best, check out some of the wild styles and wacky costumes paraded by plungers on the shores of Long Island.

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