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Easton's Beach New Year's Day Polar Plunge

Photos of a frigid start to 2017

The Bay Magazine ·

Brave souls started 2017 by taking an icy plunge on New Year’s Day at Easton’s Beach. The annual polar plunge, a cathartic and sobering tradition that’s been happening in Newport for decades, benefits A Wish Come True, an organization that helps grant wishes for kids with life-threatening illness. With that in mind, hearts warmed quickly after the splashing and shivering was over.

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