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Spectators applaud as a jumper shows good form off the Back Eddy dock on New Year's Day.

Back Eddy plunge: Extra courage required

Back Eddy plunge: Extra courage required

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 restaurant. Unlike every other polar plunge around where people dash down a beach,

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