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Close to Shore: The Terrifying Shark Attacks of 1916 Summary
Michael Capuzzo

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Close to Shore: The Terrifying Shark Attacks of 1916 Summary

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Close to Shore - The Terrifying Shark Attacks of 1916 provides the chronicle of the attacks by a great white shark off the Jersey shoreline in the summer of 1916. The first victim during that steamy hot July was Charles Vansant. The son of a prestigious Philadelphia physician, Charles was swimming with his retriever off the coast of Beach Haven when a large marine animal pulled him under the water. He struggled with the beast until he was rescued by a team of lifeguards who managed to bring him ashore. But the young man, who was soon to be married, nearly lost one of his legs and was bleeding profusely. His physician father and two other doctors who were on the scene were at a loss—totally helpless to deal with the severity of the young man's wounds. Charles only lived a short time on shore until he expired...

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