WELLFLEET, Mass. (CBS/AP) — A remembrance was held on the Cape Cod beach where a young man became Massachusetts’ first shark attack fatality since 1936.
Family and friends of 26-year-old Arthur Medici held a celebration of life for Saturday morning on Newcomb Hollow Beach in Wellfleet.READ MORE: Musical Theater Legend Stephen Sondheim Dies At Age 91
Medici, of Revere, died at a hospital on Sept. 15 after he was bitten while boogie boarding with a friend.
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Organizers said they planned a group “paddle out” as part of the remembrance if safety precautions were in effect. They didn’t specify what those precautions would involve.
Medici moved to the U.S. from Brazil about two years ago. He was a part-time engineering student at Bunker Hill Community College in Boston and was engaged to be married.
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