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Someone Get CNN's Stephanie Elam Some Hot Chocolate And A Pat On The Back

She spent all Monday standing outside in sub-zero temperatures.

Posted on January 7, 2014, at 3:44 p.m. ET

CNN correspondent Stephanie Elam spent all Monday reporting from Minneapolis.

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Which was very, very cold.

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Scary cold.

BE scared! RT @ALaurelABC11: You think I don't like the cold @HohmannABC11 This scares me! @StephanieElam @BrookeBCNN

Stephanie Elam

@StephanieElam

BE scared! RT @ALaurelABC11: You think I don't like the cold @HohmannABC11 This scares me! @StephanieElam @BrookeBCNN

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So cold, in fact, that the governor closed the state's 2,000 public schools.

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While all of the other reporters and anchors were inside, Elam braved negative temperatures.

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She was literally there...

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All

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Day

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Long

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And she did the throw-boiling-water-into-the-air trick both during the day.

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And at night.

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It was a long day.

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But she did it for journalism.

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So, please, someone get Stephanie and her cameraman some hot chocolate.

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