(AP ) Up and down the country, people turned out for New Year's day swims including in Surf City, North Carolina.
Swimmers Brave Icy Waters for Good Causes on New Year's Day
JANUARY 02, 2013
Members of the Ice Breakers, the Coney Island Polar Bear clubs and other brave bathers stripped down to their trunks or dressed in costumes for the annual New Year's Day splash. This year, Polar Bear club members and others were raising money for Sandy relief efforts. The Ice Breakers aim to raise awareness of water pollution with their daring dip. Read more: Daily Mail