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Participants jump in the water at Oakland Beach

Participants jump in the water at Oakland Beach in Rye during the tenth annual Ray's Plunge. (Jan. 1, 2013) Photo Credit: News12

Participants jumped in the water at Oakland Beach in Rye during the tenth annual Ray's Plunge to benefit the MAC Angels Foundation. Funds raised went to MAC Angels, inspired by Claire Collier who battled with Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis and died in 2009, and the Challenged Athletes Foundation. (Jan. 1, 2013)

Participants jump in the water at Oakland Beach
Photo Credit: News12

Participants jump in the water at Oakland Beach in Rye during the tenth annual Ray's Plunge. (Jan. 1, 2013)

Chris Leonard of Greenwich, Conn., carries his son
Photo Credit: Xavier Mascarenas

Chris Leonard of Greenwich, Conn., carries his son Aidan, 4, after jumping in the water at Oakland Beach in Rye during the tenth annual Ray's Plunge. (Jan. 1, 2013)

Participants walk away from the shore after jumping
Photo Credit: Xavier Mascarenas

Participants walk away from the shore after jumping in the water at Oakland Beach in Rye during the 10th annual Ray's Plunge. (Jan. 1, 2013)

Taylor Guarnieri, 18, right, and Sarah Gulbrandesen, 18,
Photo Credit: Xavier Mascarenas

Taylor Guarnieri, 18, right, and Sarah Gulbrandesen, 18, both of Pawling, dry off after jumping in the water at Oakland Beach in Rye during the tenth annual Ray's Plunge. (Jan. 1, 2013)

Participants jump in the water at Oakland Beach
Photo Credit: News12

Participants jump in the water at Oakland Beach in Rye during the tenth annual Ray's Plunge. (Jan. 1, 2013)

Chris Leonard of Greenwich, Conn., walks away from
Photo Credit: Xavier Mascarenas

Chris Leonard of Greenwich, Conn., walks away from the shore after jumping in the water at Oakland Beach in Rye during the tenth annual Ray's Plunge. (Jan. 1, 2013)

Phil Gormley, left, and his children Meghan, 18,
Photo Credit: Xavier Mascarenas

Phil Gormley, left, and his children Meghan, 18, and Kian, 20, are photographed after jumping in the frigid water at Oakland Beach in Rye during the tenth annual Ray's Plunge. Phil's sister, Claire Collier, succumbed to ALS in 2009. (Jan. 1, 2013)

Participants jumped in the water at Oakland Beach
Photo Credit: Xavier Mascarenas

Participants jumped in the water at Oakland Beach in Rye during the tenth annual Ray's Plunge. (Jan. 1, 2013)

Participants warm up after jumping in the water
Photo Credit: Xavier Mascarenas

Participants warm up after jumping in the water at Oakland Beach in Rye during the tenth annual Ray's Plunge. (Jan. 1, 2013)

Participants warm up after jumping in the water
Photo Credit: Xavier Mascarenas

Participants warm up after jumping in the water at Oakland Beach in Rye during the tenth annual Ray's Plunge. (Jan. 1, 2013)

Participants dry off after jumping in the water
Photo Credit: Xavier Mascarenas

Participants dry off after jumping in the water at Oakland Beach in Rye during the tenth annual Ray's Plunge. (Jan. 1, 2013)

Participants dry off after jumping in the water
Photo Credit: Xavier Mascarenas

Participants dry off after jumping in the water at Oakland Beach in Rye during the tenth annual Ray's Plunge. (Jan. 1, 2013)

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