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A heartwarming – but chilly – social-media phenomenon went viral, and soon, many celebrities across the world were dumping buckets of ice water over the heads to support ALS research. Famous figures who accepted the challenge included former President George W. Bush, musicians Iggy Azalea, Lady Gaga and Justin Bieber, basketball player LeBron James, Oprah Winfrey, actress Jennifer Lopez and more. Closer to home, Duchesne Academy upper-school theology teacher and campus minister Sara Hoegen was challenged by a friend to complete the challenge. After school one day, a group gathered to watch as she and a few others took the challenge and challenged others in the community to participate as well. Pictured (from left) are Duchesne Academy administrators Mary Ellen Butler, Robert Bagley, Ginger Montalbano, Tony Houle, Don Cramp, Patricia Swenson and Sr. Ann Caire. See duchesne.org to watch their video.
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