Frozen In Time
The blast of frigid air that ripped through the country this week stalled travel, created power outages and posed massive health risks. It also produced some indelible images.
Brooke Spencer, 9, makes a face after eating some snow on Monday, Jan. 6, 2014, at her home in Grand Blanc, Mich. Grand Blanc recorded more than 13 inches of snow. (AP Photo/The Grand Rapids Press, Michelle Tessier) ALL LOCAL TV OUT; LOCAL TV INTERNET OUT.
Joseph Mosciski, 22, crawls under a car driven by Jeff Fike, 43, in an attempt to free it after Fike got stuck turning onto Hawkshire Drive, where he lives, on Monday, Jan. 6, 2014 in Burton, Mich. Fike said he attempted to run an errand at the post office, but found it closed. Mosciski was across the street shoveling snow, and came to help him out, but eventually a truck had to tow Fike out. Burton recorded more than 13 inches of snow. (AP Photo/The Journal, Michelle Tessier)
In this Sunday, Jan. 5, 2014 photo, Ron, a bison at Brookfield Zoo, is covered in snow and doesn't seemed phased by the frigid temperatures or snow blowing through the Chicago area. The zoo was closed Monday, Jan . 6 due to the snowstorm and sub-zero temperatures and plans to reopen Tuesday. It was only the fourth time in Brookfield Zoo's history dating back to 1934 that it has closed due to severe weather conditions. (AP Photo/Chicago Zoological Society, Jim Schulz)
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A person struggles to walk in strong wind gusts as vehicles pass on Bristol Road, Monday, Jan. 6, 2014, in Burton, Mich. (AP Photo/Detroit Free Press, Ryan Garza) DETROIT NEWS OUT; NO SALES
The cold weather makes vision challenging as Jobin Curow's glasses fog up while walking in subzero temperatures and wind chills reaching -40 to -50 degrees on the Lawrence University campus Monday, January 6, 2014 in Appleton, Wis. Frigid, dense air swirled across much of the U.S. on Monday, forcing some cities and their residents into hibernation while others layered up and carried on despite a dangerous cold that broke decades-old records. (AP Photo/The Post-Crescent, Sharon Cekada ) NO SALES Sharon Cekada/Post-Crescent Media
The Spirit of Detroit statue is shown covered in snow in Detroit, Monday, Jan. 6, 2014. Michigan residents are preparing for diving temperatures as they dig out from more than 15 inches of snow in places. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)
In an image made with a fisheye lens, Marguerite Johnston uncovers her car in Grosse Pointe, Mich., Monday, Jan. 6, 2014. Michigan residents are preparing for diving temperatures as they dig out from more than 15 inches of snow in places. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)
Eli Esch, 13, right, and his dad Tom enjoy the snow fort and igloo they built over the last few weeks, Monday Jan. 6, 2014 in Minneapolis. It is decked out with Christmas lights and the two spent the night in it last week. Eli was enjoying his day off school due to the cold but was relatively warm in the igloo. (AP Photo/The Star Tribune, Glen Stubbe) MANDATORY CREDIT; ST. PAUL PIONEER PRESS OUT; MAGS OUT; TWIN CITIES TV OUT
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