Annual New Year's Day Polar Bear Swim at Coney Island

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Picking up on a theme related to Superstorm Sandy, which hit Coney Island hard, a man dressed as a boiler tests the water during the 110th annual Coney Island Polar Bear Club ocean swim at Coney Island in New York, Tuesday, Jan. 1, 2013.  (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)

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The Coney Island Polar Bear Club is the oldest winter bathing organization in the U.S. and every New Years Day holds the winter plunge which attracts thousands of participants.

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