‘Swimming through’ the winter in icy Lake Michigan

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Published on 22 Feb 2021, 19:09
Jennefer Hoffmann uses a mallet and her feet to break through a layer of ice on Lake Michigan on Feb. 14, 2021, in Chicago. Hoffmann and others have been going into the water at Promontory Point almost every day for the last several months.

Read more as columnist Mary Schmich takes a look at the ecstasy of swimming through a Chicago winter on Lake Michigan: bit.ly/3bybvt8

(Video by Stacey Wescott / Chicago Tribune)