Sam Sutton, in the water, and Doug Smith, jumping in, brave the 7-degree weather on New Year's Day to participate in the Annual Polar Plunge held at Goose Creek Lake. The event was supposed to be held at the dock area but when participants and bystanders arrived the lake was an inch of ice thick. Participants walked on the ice, jumping up and down realizing it was not going to happen, but Sutton suggested moving the location to the community's dam. As the two Goose Creek residents came out of the water with steam coming off them Smith was asked why he does it every year. He said it is tradition.
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