A 13-year-old boy is recovering after surviving a shark attack off the shore of Galveston Monday.
Quick thinking by his older brother may have saved his life.
Bobby Anderson, 17, and his brother Gregory Slaughter were in town from Odessa, taking a break from MD Anderson Hospital where their grandfather is undergoing cancer treatment.
“We were just sitting out there and he decided to go into the water, so I went with him,” Anderson said. “We went really deep and then felt fish so we came in more to where it was waist deep.”
“A really big wave hit,” Anderson said. “It knocked me underwater and he was screaming.”
When Anderson surfaced from the water, he saw a shark.
“I saw he had my brother,” he said. “I punched it in the side. I hit it and grabbed him and swam to shore.”
Read more: http://bit.ly/1McE8GK