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Shark attack turns victim into a hunter and then an advocate

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Forty years ago, “Jaws” thrilled Al Brenneka like any other moviegoer, but he figured his chances of encountering a shark in the ocean were slim to none. Until he went surfing and nearly lost his life. In the decades since, he’s come to accept his membership in the small community of shark attack survivors and changed his feelings toward the animal that bit him. Over a year after the summer 1975 debut of Steven Spielberg‘s blockbuster thriller, Brenneka was 19…

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