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Spring Plunge And Cannonball Competition

Pauline Caciopoli warms the hand's of her son, Kyle Griffiths, on her neck after Kyle plunged into the 35-degree water of Brownstone Park during the fourth annual Spring Plunge and Cannonball Competition. Connecticut Children's Medical Center spokesperson Caitlin Gadecki said the CCMC-sponsored event raised about $5,000 through about 50 participants.Mark Mirko, Hartford Courant