Community plunges into Mosquito Lake despite snowfall

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People ran into Mosquito Lake on Saturday for the annual Polar Plunge, an event raising money for Special Olympics Ohio. 

The event brought in roughly $15,000 last year.

Participants started the event a little early to avoid a strong impact from the weekend snowstorm.

One participant said she wanted to do this because she saw her mom do it for many years. 

“I’ve wanted to since I was like five. I used to watch mommy do it all the time,” she said.

Many others dressed up in costumes for what they call a family tradition.

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