New Bern teen's leg amputated after shark attack

ATLANTIC BEACH, N.C. (AP)- A 17-year-old who was attacked by a shark on the North Carolina coast over the weekend says she had a leg amputated.

Winter said while she has extensive injuries, including damage to her hands, "I will be okay." She is recovering at Vidant and said she will require more surgeries. She said she would continue to stay positive and thankful that it wasn't worse.

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A GoFundMe page has been set up to help cover Winter's medical costs after the shark attack.

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