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Natalie Bonar-Leis reacts to the cold as she jumps into a tank of water Saturday morning at the Special Olympics North Dakota Polar Plunge in Grand Forks. Herald photo by John Stennes.

A plunge for the Polar Bear

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Thirteen people took the Polar Plunge in honor of the Polar Bear at the Special Olympics' popular fundraiser Saturday.

Thirteen of the 60 jumpers into the ice-cold water did so to honor Andrew Bakke, a Special Olympics athlete from Larimore, N.D., who died Jan. 30.


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