With the temperatures today rising into the low 80s, a breath of summer after many gloomy months, Kalina Waganowicz, like many other people, drank in the warmth. And she saw her chance: She went into the water off Carson Beach.
Waganowicz, a musician, said she loves to swim. The last time she was in the water was in October, and she can remember the exact day.
A reporter caught her drying off at the shoreline, but she had no qualms about easing back into the chilly water to demonstrate how nice it was.
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