Thousands of people were on the shores of Long Beach today to get their hearts pumping by taking a freezing dip in the frigid waters, and it was all for a good cause.

The annual Long Beach Polar Bear Plunge raised money for the Make-A-Wish Foundation. Co-founder Pete Meyers says the plunge has raised more than $4 million for the charity since 2000.

"We think it's a real testament to...

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