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Hispanic hero saved the life of a woman bitten by a shark on a beach in Queens, New York

Posted on AllSides August 11th, 2023
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Romeo Ortiz, a professional lifeguard, was the first rescuer to treat the woman who was bitten by a shark Monday in Rockaway Beach, Queens (NYC). It was the first case of a shark attack on a bather in New York City in nearly 70 years. But the resourceful Hispanic lifeguard of the Parks Department stated in an interview with the Daily News that nothing, not even that historic ordeal, could keep you out of the ocean. In fact, two days later she was back at work. Ortiz, 30, was nearing...

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