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Nome’s Polar Plunge: Braving the Chilly Waters of the Midnight Sun Weekend

Starting at two o’ clock on the dot, Nome residents and visitors ran from sand to sea to partake in this year’s Polar Plunge. The annual event is held on the weekend of Midnight Sun, the first after the summer solstice.  Just before running into the 41 degree water the plungers were reminded of the […]