Women: The Heroine

Donna Waugh and John Gibson met last spring in the Virgin Islands. Both were 25; she, a blonde, blue-eyed Wall Street market analyst on vacation, and he, a 6-ft. Navy ensign taking underwater demolition training.

On April 21, John had the day off and went with Donna to St. Thomas' Magens Bay. As he swam 100 ft. from shore, she strolled leisurely on the beach —until she heard John scream. Around him the water frothed and reddened sickeningly; he was being attacked by a killer shark.

Without a moment's hesitation the 5 ft.4 in., 110 lb. girl ran into the surf...

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