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Huge crowd takes a dip in ocean off Parksville beach Jan. 1

BRRRR: A huge crowd of brave souls turned out to take part in the Polar Bear Splash Jan. 1 in Parksville. There were 290 people registered for the swim and many others of all ages who got down to their swimsuits and skivvies and plunged into the cold waters. - LISSA ALEXANDER PHOTO
BRRRR: A huge crowd of brave souls turned out to take part in the Polar Bear Splash Jan. 1 in Parksville. There were 290 people registered for the swim and many others of all ages who got down to their swimsuits and skivvies and plunged into the cold waters.
— image credit: LISSA ALEXANDER PHOTO

BRRRR: A huge crowd of brave souls turned out to take part in the Polar Bear Splash Jan. 1 in Parksville. There were 290 people registered for the swim and many others of all ages who got down to their swimsuits and skivvies and plunged into the cold waters.

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