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Taking the plunge

Ted Polumbaum

The newly constructed Storrow Drive was very flood-prone in the sweltering summer of 1955. Photojournalist Ted Polumbaum took this shot as gleeful bathers dove into the swollen Charles River. A book featuring highlights of his 40 years behind the lens is out this month, “Juxtapositions: Images from the Newseum Ted Polumbaum Photo Collection.”