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'Cold water challenge' new trend for teens that poses risks

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By Helmut Schmidt / The Forum

FARGO – It used to be an insult to tell someone to go jump in a lake.

Now, it's apparently a challenge to have fun, often with a hook requiring a donation to charity.


What has been dubbed the “cold water challenge,” a YouTube and Facebook social media craze that has swept across much of the nation, has come to roost in the Red River Valley.

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