California surfer survives shark attack, gets 50 stitches

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LOS OSOS, Calif. — A surfer suffered leg bites but survived a shark attack on California's Central Coast after kicking the massive fish away.Nick Wapner, 19, was bitten on Tuesday morning while he was surfing with friends off Montana de Oro State Park, the Tribune of San Luis Obispo reported. The area is about 200 miles northwest of Los Angeles.Park Ranger Supervisor Robert Colligan said Wapner reported being attacked by a 15-foot great white shark that clamped down on his right ankle and then up to his left thigh.Wapner told the newspaper that the shark came up from beneath him as he paddle...

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