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Mt. Pleasant splashes into summer

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Crowds in the greater Charleston area spent the afternoon beating the heat at the Memorial Waterfront Park in Mount Pleasant. 

The park turned into a water wonderland for the town's annual Splash Day.

"It gives everyone something to do on a hot day,” Julie Hill, who brought her family from West Ashley, said. “The kids are getting bored now since it's the middle of the summer. They're starting to get a little antsy at home, not wanting to read their school books, or do summer homework, so it's a good break." 

Over two-thousand people came out play on the nine inflatable water slides. 

The Mount Pleasant Fire Department also brought one of their trucks to serve as a “mister” to keep everyone cool. 

“[I’m looking forward to] just get[ting] wet,” Chrishawn Reid said. 

The town will hold another splash event on August 5 from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. 

It's free and open to the public.

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