Ice Bucket Challenge hits Eyewitness News Mornings

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BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KBAK/KBFX) - It's called the Ice Bucket Challenge. And, on Thursday morning, the latest viral trend hit Eyewitness News Mornings.

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The task is simple - grab a bucket of ice water and pour it over yourself, all in the name charity. Once you complete the challenge, you get to challenge other people. The Ice Bucket Challenge has swept the country over the last few months as a way to bring awareness to ALS, or Lou Gehrig's disease.

On Thursday, Eyewitness News Mornings reporter Josh Helmuth and weatherman Aaron Perlman accepted the challenge laid down by anchor Rob Finnerty.