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The New Year is nearing, and we would like to remind all Brooklynites and New Yorkers of a century-old tradition of swimming with the Polar Bears on January 1st. The Coney Island Polar Bear Club exists since 1903 and is still going strong. Last year, more than 3000 Polar Bears and unaffiliated citizens took part in a New Year dip. With the weather being mild as it is, would you consider?
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