Midwest Polar Vortex in Pictures: Niagara Falls, Lake Michigan and Chicago River Frozen

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A man's eyebrows and eyelashes are coated in ice after walking along Lake Michigan's shoreline in Chicago, Illinois. 

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A Newfoundland dog sits on a bench as snow flurries hit Manhattan, New York.

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A man tries to keep his balance as he walks on the ice covering Lake Michigan's shore line in Chicago. 

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A man skis between two parks in Kingston, Ontario. The icy temperatures in Canada, stretching from Manitoba in the western Prairies region to the Atlantic seaboard, prompted a rare "hazardous" cold warning from the government. 

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A homeless man sits in the falling snow in the Financial District, New York City.

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Minneapolis Police Sgt. Grant Snyder and Pastor John Steger hand out gloves, hats, hot drinks and food to homeless people in Minneapolis, Minnesota, where temperatures dropped to -24 degrees Fahrenheit.

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Ice formations grow on Lake Michigan's shoreline in Chicago.

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A man walks a dog in a snow covered park in Kingston, Ontario, Canada.

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Ducks find refuge on a steamy open section of Minnehaha Creek in Minneapolis, Minnesota. 

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The James Versluis breaks ice on the frozen river in Chicago, Illinois.

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A woman walks along Lake Michigan's frozen shoreline in Chicago.