Brave swimmers take on Lake Norman Polar Plunge

Multiple people braved the cold and dove into Lake Norman Saturday night. It was all for a good cause.

The Polar Plunge was hosted by the Lake Norman YMCA. Teams ran into the lake dressed in customers to earn prizes. The event also included a chili cookoff, games and crafts for kids.

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