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Little girl survives shark attack with help of ECU surgeons

By Doug Boyd

(July 26, 2011)   —   Smiling, making faces and snuggling with a stuffed dolphin, 6-year-old Lucy Mangum looked to be having fun early Tuesday morning.

That must have been a great relief for her parents, who just a week earlier watched what had to be a terrifying scene unfold on a North Carolina beach as a shark tore at their daughter's foot as she floated in the shallow surf, and they reassured her she wouldn't die there on the sand. Read more...