Shirt sleeves and
almost 70 degrees are not disagreeable even to the crowd.
The beach is packed as
all prepare to face the flag for the opening ceremony, when Lesleigh
Bennett beautifully delivered the "Star-Spangled Banner."
Wal-Mart is ready for
the big day with the third-biggest group, at 19.
There is a lot of
reveling in it being St. Patrick's Day.
Members of Team Curry
Lincoln Junior High
really got into the event big this year, matching a signup challenge
that brought a good-natured Mr. Froebe into the water with them. The
Trojans, 40 in number, won most signups for the fundraiser.
Too young to plunge,
but enjoying the revelry.
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