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Duluth goes for snow angel world record

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Duluth residents think they should hold the record for winter's greatest childhood pastime.

So, at least 9,000 people will jump in the snow at the University of Minnesota Duluth Saturday morning to steal the Guinness World Record for the most people making snow angels simultaneously.

The current record was set in Bismarck, N.D. in February 2007 when 8,962 people gathered at the Capitol to make snow angels.

The event held by the Rotary of Duluth Club 25 and the Proctor High School DECA club will also raise tens of thousands to help provide clean drinking water for indigenous people in Ethiopia, the Duluth News Tribune reports.

The groups tried to set the record last year but there wasn't enough snow.

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