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Boy attacked by shark in Florida

Thursday, July 24, 2014 - 00:51

An 8-year-old boy is bitten in the leg by a shark while vacationing at a Florida beach. Linda So reports.

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With his leg wrapped in bandages, eight-year-old Aadyn Crick describes the moment he was bitten by a shark while playing in the surf at Indiatlantic Beach in Florida. SOUNDBITE: AADYN CRICK, SHARK ATTACK VICTIM, SAYING: "The waves pushed me down on the sand and I went to get back up and something pushed me down and my whole skin was gone." Aadyn was playing in the water for only a few minutes when he says he was attacked. He was on vacation from Indiana with his family. SOUNDBITE: AADYN CRICK, SHARK ATTACK VICTIM, SAYING: "My eyes opened and then about a second later I started to scream because it hurt so much." SOUNDBITE: MICHELLE JARMON, VICTIM'S MOM, SAYING: "And I turn around and he was within several arms reach and I just reached up and pull him up out of the water and I could see the bone." Aadyn underwent surgery and is recovering at a Florida hospital but the family had to cancel their trip to Disney World.

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Boy attacked by shark in Florida

Thursday, July 24, 2014 - 00:51