Oahu shark attack rattles close-knit community
Surfersvillage Global Surf News, 4 January, 2018 - Marjorie Mariano, was attacked by a tiger shark on the North Shore while surfing Hultin’s on December 31 and badly injured. She suffered a severe laceration on her left leg which required complex medical attention. The attack occured at dusk and the shark it is suspected that a 10-foot tiger shark is responsible.
"She has lived there for decades and comes from humble means in Brazil," said friend Matt Rapf. "She is the sweetest soul you will ever meet and taught my wife to surf in 2002. Miraculously she fought off the shark and made it to shore but suffered a horrific leg injury."
To help out Marjorie locals have set up a GoFundMe page to help with the $50,000 in medical bills.