I wouldn't call what happened to Eugene a shark attack; it was more like a shark warning. There was no biting, it just made sure Eugene knew he needed to get out of there.

Eugene Finney was swimming off the California coast when a shark smashed into him, leaving him in severe pain, with a huge gash across his back, as well as plenty of cuts and bruises.

Thanks to the shark's nudge to get out of his territory, Eugene had to go to the hospital. That's when doctor's discovered a tumor on his kidney. They were able to remove it, and he should be fine.

If this didn’t happen with the shark, causing me to go in with this chest pain, I would have never known about this cancer. The shark was a real message to me. I really feel like I’ve gotten a second chance at life and I’m not going to blow it!

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