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Super Plungers kick off 19th Polar Bear Plunge in Annapolis
Super Plungers kick off 19th Polar Bear Plunge in Annapolis

Every year about this time, Montgomery County firefighter Donny Boyd looks forward to heading to Sandy Point State Park in Annapolis and dipping — no, make that plunging — into the frigid Chesapeake Bay. "It's invigorating," Boyd said Friday at the start of the 19th annual Maryland State Police Polar Bear Plunge, a fundraiser for Special Olympics Maryland. Most folks pay $75 for a one-time, bone-chilling immersion. But Boyd leads a group called Super Plungers who go into the water 24 times in 24 hours. Formed in 2004, the group has at least 30 members who have each raised $10,000. Super Plungers start on the day before the regular event for one-time plungers,...

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