Back Eddy plunge: Extra courage required

Posted 1/2/13

WESTPORT — With all due respect to the horde that jumped last year, the 177 brave souls who took the Back Eddy New Year's plunge Tuesday truly earned their brunch.

"This was the real thing," said Sal Liotta, owner of the Westport …

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