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'Polar Plunge' raises money for Special Olympics

(Source: Jordan Mays) (Source: Jordan Mays)
(Source: Jordan Mays) (Source: Jordan Mays)
(Source: Jordan Mays) (Source: Jordan Mays)
CAPE GIRARDEAU COUNTY, MO (KFVS) - Folks in Cape Girardeau County went freezing for a good reason on Saturday.

More than 250 participated in the eighth annual Polar Plunge Saturday at Trail of Tears State Park at Lake Boutin.

As of Saturday evening, $45,000 was raised for Special Olympics, and that number is still growing, according to Penny Williams, Director of the event.

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