Plunging into the New Year – and the surf

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"Professional Pirate" Michael Kane of Costa Mesa washes up on shore after taking the annual Surf City Splash to honor the new year. About 100 other brave and chilly souls took part and raised money for the Huntington Beach International Surf Museum and other local charities.
MINDY SCHAUER, THE ORANGE COUNTY REGISTER
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