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One Florida teen came face to face with a 30 foot, 50-thousand pound Whale Shark while he was fishing in the gulf of Mexico.

The 19-year-old wears a black belt on his waist and carries some serious courage in his gut. The teen jumped into the water, grabbed the fin and rode the whale shark on Saturday.

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