Man survives shark bite off popular Maui beach



ONCE BITTEN—Francine and Jerry Weisbecker of Thousand Oaks relax at dinner on a previous trip to Maui. During their current visit, Jerry was bitten by a shark while snorkeling off Ka’anapali Beach on Jan. 22. The couple are still on the island while Jerry recovers from his injuries. Courtesy photos

“Shark bait,” a slang term for a person swimming or surfing alone in the ocean, became more than an idiom to a 73-year-old Thousand Oaks resident last week.

Jerry Weisbecker is recovering from a...

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