Portland Press Herald: Sunny skies, tempered by a brisk wind and air temperature just above freezing, greeted roughly 400 people who ran into the surf here for the annual Lobster Dip fundraiser for Special Olympics Maine.
The New Year’s Day ocean plunge was Maine’s original cold-water fundraiser when it began with about 15 participants in 1988. Today’s plunge marked the 25th anniversary of the event, which started at Portland’s East End Beach and was moved here 11 years ago.
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