Girl Bitten By Shark at Hilton Head

Girl Bitten By Shark at Hilton Head

There are 42 comments on the WXIA Atlanta story from Jul 17, 2007, titled Girl Bitten By Shark at Hilton Head. In it, WXIA Atlanta reports that:

A 7-year-old girl from Missouri was bitten by a shark while playing in two feet of water off an island beach.

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stu

Fairmont, WV

#41 Jul 18, 2012
Truth is these threats are at EVERY beach. Loved HHI on my first visit and go to a beach every year. You can catch a shark or a ray on every beach and jellyfish are almost always present
Justin

Bluffton, SC

#42 Aug 17, 2012
No kidding Dan. I live in Hilton head and have been stung so many times I can't count them anymore. It hurts mildly for an hour or two and that's it. I find it sad when people live in fear of the ocean. Just bring vinegar with you to the beach and I you get stung just pour some vinegar on it and 30 minutes later you are ready for the water again. There are a bunch of sharks in the area. Just be aware and do what you can to decrease your risk of attack. Sharks attacks are so rare I can't believe people even worry about them. Toasters kill more people a year then sharks.

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