A birthday tradition: Faith Murray and friends take the plunge to support Puget Soundkeeper
Last updated 3/4/2021 at 9:36am
As she does every year, Faith Murray wanted to celebrate her birthday in style. And she wanted to make it mean something.
The 17-year-old accomplished both on Saturday, Feb. 27, plunging into Puget Sound in Edmonds with a few friends while raising funds for Puget Soundkeeper.
"I love the ocean," Faith said after returning from her brief dip with her mom, Libby, looking on. "It's a place of sanctuary for me. It's calming."
Faith, a member of the Lynnwood High School swim team, chose the nonprofit Puget Soundkeeper, which works to preserve the Salish Sea's inland waterway, after taking an env...