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North Hempstead Polar Plunge raises nearly $100G for New York Special Olympics
Standing between his mother and father, Brendan Gallagher took their hands and raced into the frigid 35-degree water at North Hempstead Beach Park on Saturday.
He got in as far as his knees before the cold became too much and he darted back out. But it was an improvement over last year.
“Last year, he went in up to his ankles and this year up to his knees,” said Gallagher’s father, Joseph,...