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Lakeland Hills YMCA Swim Team Screens Touch the Wall and Takes Polar Plunge

Lakeland Hills YMCA Swim Team in northern New Jersey had their first annual winter social: a private screening of Missy Franklin’s Touch The Wall and a frigid dip into their local lake for The Polar Plunge.

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