Super Plunge: Brave souls jump into Lake Michigan once an hour for 24 hours

EVANSTON, Ill. (WLS) -- Brave souls in Evanston have decided to take the "Polar Plunge" one step further.

The "Super Plunge" involves individuals jumping into Lake Michigan once an hour for 24 hours straight.

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Hundreds of daring women and men braved Chicago's winter weather to take a dip in Lake Michigan Saturday.

Those participating get to hang out in a heated tent near the Northwestern University campus between plunges, though.

People started the fundraiser Friday, and it's still going on Saturday in Evanston. The effort raises money for Special Olympics Illinois.

The 19th annual Polar Plunge at North Avenue Beach, hosted by the Chicago Polar Bear Club, raised money to help local families challenged by difficult circumstances. It took place on Jan. 25, and hundreds participated.
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