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Cubs fan dives into Lake Michigan to fulfill promise after Ian Happ home run

Michael Cerami proves he wasn't kidding around. | Michael Cerami/Twitter

Credit to Michael Cerami for standing by his word. The Cubs fan and writer said he would jump into Lake Michigan if leadoff hitter Ian Happ opened the season with a home run, and once the dinger of destiny happened, he didn’t waste much time scrambling out to the beach for a chilly swim.

Let’s tell this story in three parts.

The Pledge

The Turn

The Prestige

Ian Happ himself approves:

Just a few hours into the season and the Cubs are already helping people create magic.