Jen Link, left, and Brittni Shaw, members of the Gangsta Squad, take the Polar Plunge Saturday in the third annual event at the Hannibal (Mo.) Marina boat ramp. Proceeds support the Special Olympics. (H-W Photo/Michael Kipley)
Posted: Jan. 27, 2013 12:01 am Updated: Feb. 17, 2013 12:15 am
A group of brave people took a Polar Plunge Saturday in Hannibal, Mo., to benefit Special Olympics. Those willing to jump into the icy water at the Hannibal marina could also win prizes for raising money.
Sitting in the sixth-grade classroom at Blessed Sacrament School marks an end of a journey for Carter Thomas. After more than five months away, he's back with his friends, back in his classroom, back from a second bout with cancer.