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Nearly Naked People in Winter Swims

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'King Neptune' Takes Charge of German Winter Swim Tradition
'King Neptune'

'King Neptune' at Berlin Christmas Swim

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The Berliner Seehunde ("Berlin Seals") swimming club swims in icy waters on Christmas Day, 2010, including this man -- supposedly King Neptune.

The king and his court claim a brief dip in chilly waters can improve blood circulation.

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