By NBC News
September 4, 2014

What started out as a relaxing paddle in the Atlantic Ocean ended with a terrifying encounter with a shark for two women—and large bite marks on their kayaks to prove it. Ida Parker and her friend were kayaking off Plymouth, Mass., on Wednesday when the fin of a great white crept out of the open water.

“It came completely out of the water and got the bottom of the boat,” Parker, wrapped in a towel, said as she struggled not to cry. “It flipped [my friend] over and it knocked my kayak completely over…”

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