SAY WHAT?: ‘A Shark Attack Saved My Life’

Written by Gayne Young on October 9, 2015

Eugene Finney felt the slippery warm weight of his daughter in his arms, the sting of salt water as the two of them dipped beneath the surface, the crush of one of Huntington Beach’s storied waves as it rumbled over their heads.

And then he felt something else, something massive and menacing, slamming into his back. His vision glittered and went dark. Finney clutched his daughter closer and fought to swim up, too dazed to try and think about what had just happened. All he could do was make it back to shore.

Only the next day did he realize that a shark was probably responsible for his bloodied and bruised back.

SAY WHAT?: 'A Shark Attack Saved My Life’

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