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August 8th, 2012
12:23 PM ET

Shark attack survivor recounts his experience: "When the shark first bit my leg, I started kicking at it. Then it let go"

On Tuesday evening, shark attack survivor Chris Myers sat down with Piers Morgan and recounted his recent experience with a great white shark off the coast of Cape Cod, Massachusetts. A surprisingly placid Myers told Morgan, "I honestly am not sure I ever thought I could die. I think what I thought was my - a shark has my leg. I think that's as far as I got."

Myers then continued his story with the same "phlegmatic" demeanor Morgan assumed Myers maintained during the attack saying, "When the shark first bit my leg, I started kicking at it. Then it let go."

"The next thing that happened is it surfaced, almost like it was doing a little display. It surfaced. So there's - you know, you're my son and I'm me. And the shark is right between us. We were - my son and I were five feet apart."

Watch the clips, and listen to the interview, as Morgan marvels over this extraordinary tale of survival.
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