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VIDEO: Florida woman looks up to find black bear staring her in the face

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KHQ.COM - A Florida woman got the surprise of a lifetime while sitting in her driveway, in front of her garage, on her cell phone. When she looked up, a black bear was staring her right in the face.

Teliece Sander said the first thing she did was text her son who was inside. She sent him a photo of the bear and the words "help me."  At first her son thought she might be playing a joke on him but when she sent another text saying, "don't make a lot of noise," he knew it was real.

As soon as her son, who is 6'6" and 325 pounds, walked out to the garage and stood behind his mom, the bear walked away. Officials think the bear was initially attracted by the garbage can. The bear was trapped and taken out of the neighborhood.

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