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Spring Plunge And Cannonball Competition

Gina Lowther, a GI nurse at Hartford Hospital keeps her feet and toes warm with toed socks after jumping into the 35-degree water at Brownstone Park during the fourth annual Spring Plunge and Cannonball Competition. The fund-raiser for Connecticut Children's Medical Center raised about $5,000 through about 50 participants.Mark Mirko, Hartford Courant