Thursday, July 07, 2016

Come On In, the Water’s Fine

Off the Shelf             

By Kerry Fiallo    |   Wednesday, July 06, 2016  

Growing up on the Jersey Shore, summer meant three things to me: ice cream, boardwalk rides, and sharks. Sharks and New Jersey always went hand in hand in my mind because of one strange, isolated anomaly of nature: the Jersey Shore shark attacks of early July 1916. A century later, the effects of these attacks, in which five people were bitten—and only one survived—still reverberate not only in New Jersey but throughout the national consciousness. READ MORE


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