Polar Bear Plunge

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Taking the Plunge - Literally - Into the New Year

Tuesday, January 01, 2013

It happened last night, whether we were ready for it or not: The New Year. And today, on the first day of 2013, some of us are dragging our feet (perhaps with a headache) into the future, but others of us are literally jumping in.

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Taking the Plunge in the New Year

Monday, January 04, 2010

In 1966 Mao Zedong took a legendary swim in the Yangtze river. The famous swim came on the eve of the Cultural Revolution and was meant to show that Mao was still a leader with great vitality and strength, and among other things, vigorously healthy. And here in ...