Blizzard can't stop man's daily plunge into ocean in memory of sons


Even a blizzard can't stop Chucky's Fight against addiction. 

The New Hampshire man who set out to fight addiction after his lifelong struggle with it and the loss of his two sons to overdoses jumped into the Hampton River during a blizzard Tuesday. 

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Chucky Rosa jumps into a body of water every day -- even on the coldest days and during blizzards. 

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Toughest Girl in Seabrook 'Clean snd. Sober' jumps in the frigid icy cold ocean with Chucky during a major Blizzard!!! With a Great Quote!!! Drew....You Rock!!!! Chris Silver Sr. Charles Rosa Teresa Rosa Francis Rosa Lucas Rosa

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He takes that moment every day to cleanse and remember. 

"They were really good boys, very solid, solid people -- tough as nails, physically, mentally. That just tells you about drug addiction. If it can take them, trust me, it can take anybody," he told FOX25Boston in 2009. 

When his sons died, they were cremated. Their ashes were spread in the ocean, so he returns there every day to visit them. 

You can learn more about Chucky's Fight here.


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