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1916 Shore attacks tale kicks off 'Shark Week'

This year's Shark Week on Discovery Channel kicked off with a movie about the 1916 Spring Lake shark attacks that paralyzed the Jersey Shore. The attacks in the summer of 1916 killed four and critically

News 12 Staff

Aug 3, 2009, 11:35 PM

Updated 5,460 days ago

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This year's Shark Week on Discovery Channel kicked off with a movie about the 1916 Spring Lake shark attacks that paralyzed the Jersey Shore.
The attacks in the summer of 1916 killed four and critically injured another. The fatalities and ensuing paranoia ultimately inspired the blockbuster 'Jaws.'
The incidents changed the way the world saw sharks.


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