Nearly 3,700 flung themselves into the chilly Atlantic at Rehoboth Beach to raise money for the Special Olympics.
They were joined Sunday by thousands more who turned out to watch. Organizers say the water temperature was 47 degrees. While that is cold, they say it is the warmest temperature ever for the event, topping the 43 degrees recorded in 2006 and 2008. The air temperature was 42 degrees.
Organizers say the event raised more than $650,000 this year, and over the past 21 years more than $6.15 million has been raised.
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