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Icy start to New Year

Swimmers run into the water of the Atlantic Ocean during the Coney Island Polar Bear Club New Year's Day Plunge on Coney Island Beach in Brooklyn, New York City, January 1, 2018. REUTERS/Stephanie Keith

Swimmers run into the water of the Atlantic Ocean during the Coney Island Polar Bear Club New Year's Day Plunge on Coney Island Beach in Brooklyn, New York City, January 1, 2018. REUTERS/Stephanie Keith

Swimmers run into the water of the Atlantic Ocean during the Coney Island Polar Bear Club New Year's Day Plunge on Coney Island Beach in Brooklyn, New York City, January 1, 2018. REUTERS/Stephanie Keith
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Swimmers run into the water of the Atlantic Ocean on Coney Island Beach in Brooklyn, New York City. REUTERS/Stephanie Keith

Swimmers run into the water of the Atlantic Ocean on Coney Island Beach in Brooklyn, New York City. REUTERS/Stephanie Keith

Swimmers run into the water of the Atlantic Ocean on Coney Island Beach in Brooklyn, New York City. REUTERS/Stephanie Keith
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Simone Carabella of Italy dives into the Tiber River from the Cavour bridge in Rome, Italy. REUTERS/Tony Gentile

Simone Carabella of Italy dives into the Tiber River from the Cavour bridge in Rome, Italy. REUTERS/Tony Gentile

Simone Carabella of Italy dives into the Tiber River from the Cavour bridge in Rome, Italy. REUTERS/Tony Gentile
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Members of the Berliner Seehunde (Berlin Seals) ice swimmers club take a dip in lake Orankesee in Berlin, Germany. REUTERS/Hannibal Hanschke

Members of the Berliner Seehunde (Berlin Seals) ice swimmers club take a dip in lake Orankesee in Berlin, Germany. REUTERS/Hannibal Hanschke

Members of the Berliner Seehunde (Berlin Seals) ice swimmers club take a dip in lake Orankesee in Berlin, Germany. REUTERS/Hannibal Hanschke
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A man dressed as a polar bear enters the water on Coney Island Beach in Brooklyn, New York City, New York. REUTERS/Stephanie Keith

A man dressed as a polar bear enters the water on Coney Island Beach in Brooklyn, New York City, New York. REUTERS/Stephanie Keith

A man dressed as a polar bear enters the water on Coney Island Beach in Brooklyn, New York City, New York. REUTERS/Stephanie Keith
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Swimmers run into the water on Coney Island Beach in Brooklyn, New York City. REUTERS/Stephanie Keith

Swimmers run into the water on Coney Island Beach in Brooklyn, New York City. REUTERS/Stephanie Keith

Swimmers run into the water on Coney Island Beach in Brooklyn, New York City. REUTERS/Stephanie Keith
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People wearing costumes participate in a traditional New Year's Day swim in Dunkirk, France. REUTERS/Pascal Rossignol

People wearing costumes participate in a traditional New Year's Day swim in Dunkirk, France. REUTERS/Pascal Rossignol

People wearing costumes participate in a traditional New Year's Day swim in Dunkirk, France. REUTERS/Pascal Rossignol
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People take their first bath of the year in strong wind in Ystad, Sweden. TT News Agency/Johan Nilsson/via REUTERS

People take their first bath of the year in strong wind in Ystad, Sweden. TT News Agency/Johan Nilsson/via REUTERS

People take their first bath of the year in strong wind in Ystad, Sweden. TT News Agency/Johan Nilsson/via REUTERS
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People wearing costumes swim in Dunkirk, France. REUTERS/Pascal Rossignol

People wearing costumes swim in Dunkirk, France. REUTERS/Pascal Rossignol

People wearing costumes swim in Dunkirk, France. REUTERS/Pascal Rossignol
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Swimmers run into the water on Coney Island Beach in Brooklyn, New York City. REUTERS/Stephanie Keith

Swimmers run into the water on Coney Island Beach in Brooklyn, New York City. REUTERS/Stephanie Keith

Swimmers run into the water on Coney Island Beach in Brooklyn, New York City. REUTERS/Stephanie Keith
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People wearing costumes participate in a traditional New Year's Day swim in Dunkirk, France. REUTERS/Pascal Rossignol

People wearing costumes participate in a traditional New Year's Day swim in Dunkirk, France. REUTERS/Pascal Rossignol

People wearing costumes participate in a traditional New Year's Day swim in Dunkirk, France. REUTERS/Pascal Rossignol
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Swimmers participate in the New Year's Day Loony Dook swim at South Queensferry in Scotland. REUTERS/Russell Cheyne

Swimmers participate in the New Year's Day Loony Dook swim at South Queensferry in Scotland. REUTERS/Russell Cheyne

Swimmers participate in the New Year's Day Loony Dook swim at South Queensferry in Scotland. REUTERS/Russell Cheyne
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Participants run into the ocean during the L Street Brownies Polar Bear Plunge, with the air temperatures at zero degrees Fahrenheit, in Boston, Massachusetts. REUTERS/Brian Snyder

Participants run into the ocean during the L Street Brownies Polar Bear Plunge, with the air temperatures at zero degrees Fahrenheit, in Boston, Massachusetts. REUTERS/Brian Snyder

Participants run into the ocean during the L Street Brownies Polar Bear Plunge, with the air temperatures at zero degrees Fahrenheit, in Boston, Massachusetts. REUTERS/Brian Snyder
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A man gets warm after swimming on Coney Island Beach in Brooklyn, New York City. REUTERS/Stephanie Keith

A man gets warm after swimming on Coney Island Beach in Brooklyn, New York City. REUTERS/Stephanie Keith

A man gets warm after swimming on Coney Island Beach in Brooklyn, New York City. REUTERS/Stephanie Keith
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People take their first bath of the year in strong wind in Ystad, Sweden. TT News Agency/Johan Nilsson/via REUTERS

People take their first bath of the year in strong wind in Ystad, Sweden. TT News Agency/Johan Nilsson/via REUTERS

People take their first bath of the year in strong wind in Ystad, Sweden. TT News Agency/Johan Nilsson/via REUTERS
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Swimmers participate in the Loony Dook swim at South Queensferry in Scotland. REUTERS/Russell Cheyne

Swimmers participate in the Loony Dook swim at South Queensferry in Scotland. REUTERS/Russell Cheyne

Swimmers participate in the Loony Dook swim at South Queensferry in Scotland. REUTERS/Russell Cheyne
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Swimmers run into the water on Coney Island Beach in Brooklyn, New York City. REUTERS/Stephanie Keith

Swimmers run into the water on Coney Island Beach in Brooklyn, New York City. REUTERS/Stephanie Keith

Swimmers run into the water on Coney Island Beach in Brooklyn, New York City. REUTERS/Stephanie Keith
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Marco Fois of Italy dives into the Tiber River from the Cavour bridge in Rome, Italy. REUTERS/Tony Gentile

Marco Fois of Italy dives into the Tiber River from the Cavour bridge in Rome, Italy. REUTERS/Tony Gentile

Marco Fois of Italy dives into the Tiber River from the Cavour bridge in Rome, Italy. REUTERS/Tony Gentile
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Swimmers run into the water on Coney Island Beach in Brooklyn, New York City. REUTERS/Stephanie Keith

Swimmers run into the water on Coney Island Beach in Brooklyn, New York City. REUTERS/Stephanie Keith

Swimmers run into the water on Coney Island Beach in Brooklyn, New York City. REUTERS/Stephanie Keith
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Swimmers participate in the Loony Dook swim at South Queensferry in Scotland. REUTERS/Russell Cheyne

Swimmers participate in the Loony Dook swim at South Queensferry in Scotland. REUTERS/Russell Cheyne

Swimmers participate in the Loony Dook swim at South Queensferry in Scotland. REUTERS/Russell Cheyne
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