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Drawn by balmy temperatures to the annual Lake George New Year's Day Polar Plunge, about 2,000 revelers took to the 34-degree lakewaters in three waves of swimmers.

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Thousands celebrate New Year in Lake George's icy waters

Whether its a way to cure a hangover, prove one's bravery or just meet people, Lake George's New Year's Day Polar Plunge has captivated the attention of people in the Capital Region. It's grown from a few dozen swimmers 15 years ago to about 2,000 this year.


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