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900+ plunge into Md. lake's waters for charity

Sunday - 3/3/2013, 6:26pm  ET

CUMBERLAND, Md. (AP) -- More than 900 people plunged into the waters of Maryland's Lake Habeeb at Rocky Gap State Park, all in the name of charity.

The Cumberland Times-News reports Saturday's so-called "Hooley Plunge" raised more than $100,000 for the Special Olympics of Allegany County. This was the ninth year of the plunge.

Participants braved temperatures of 32 degrees and a wind of seven miles per hour in order to take the plunge.

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Information from: Cumberland (Md.) Times-News, http://www.times-news.com/timesnew.html


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