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Some choose to simply participate in the Polar Plunge as spectators, watching and recording the event from the sidelines.

Why Chicagoans take the plunge, in their own words

By Camilla Forte, Deputy Director of Photography
March 3, 2020
Stephanie Preston and Jean Cate hope to open Vignette Vignette, a community art space coming to the Andersonville and Edgewater neighborhoods, in June. When the space opens, Preston and Cate, along with other local artists, will lead monthlong and one-night workshops and summer camps for children.

New Andersonville community art space promotes positivity

By Arts & Culture Reporter
March 30, 2015
David Oliva “cooling off” under an ice floe on Lake Michigan. Oliva said he has been braving frigid waters around the world as a winter swimmer for more than 35 years.

More than a polar plunge

By Metro Editor
February 23, 2015

Community, garden blossom

By HermineBloom
May 1, 2011

Polar Plunge participants embrace Lake Michigan

By JeffGraveline
March 14, 2010
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