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Shark assault sufferer, 17, undergoes 14 hours of hand surgical procedure, doing ‘extraordinarily effectively’

A North Carolina highschool scholar reportedly underwent 14 hours of reconstructive hand surgical procedure Friday after being attacked by a shark final Sunday off the Atlantic Coast at Fort Macon State Park.

Paige Winter, 17, who had one leg amputated above the knee and suffered injury to each palms within the assault, was doing “extremely well” after her newest surgical procedure, medical doctors mentioned, in response to WITN-TV of Washington, N.C.

NORTH CAROLINA SHARK ATTACK VICTIM WHO HAD LEG AMPUTATED SAYS MARINE LIFE ‘ARE STILL GOOD PEOPLE’

Paige Winter, 17, had a leg amputated after being attacked by a shark on the North Carolina coast over the weekend.

Paige Winter, 17, had a leg amputated after being attacked by a shark on the North Carolina coast over the weekend.
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“I want to thank everyone for all of the support and encouragement that is really helping me stay positive while I’m getting better,” Winter mentioned in an announcement Friday.

NORTH CAROLINA SHARK ATTACK VICTIM WHO HAD LEG AMPUTATED SAYS MARINE LIFE ‘ARE STILL GOOD PEOPLE’

Regardless of the assault, Winter nonetheless respects the marine life. “She wants everyone to know that sharks are still good people,” her mom mentioned on Fb after the assault.

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Winter is scheduled for one more surgical procedure on her palms subsequent week, WITN reported.

Fox Information’ Travis Fedschun contributed to this report. 

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