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VIDEO: Shark bite victim plans to get back in the water

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WEST PALM BEACH, Florida-  Rick Neumann was two miles offshore and 40 feet underwater when the shark attacked. 'I knew that I was bleeding a lot and I felt around and knew part of my ear was hanging off.'  Neumann is home recovering.  He has 200 stitches and his ear had to be re-attached after the attack.  

Neumann says he as spear fishing which is something he's done for the past 50 years.  The shark was going after a fish but ended up chomping down on Neumann's head and back.  '"I think the shark got confused and he just lashed out and hit me like a freight train.'

After a harrowing 45-minute boat ride back to shore he was airlifted to the hospital.  Neumann is expected to make a full recovery.

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