Shark attack victim on road to recovery at UNC hospital

CHAPEL HILL, NC (WTVD/WWAY) — One week after a shark attack changed Kiersten Yow’s life, the 12-year-old girl is in good spirits and looking more comfortable.

Kiersten is still recovering at UNC Hospital in Chapel Hill after being bitten on Oak Island. Her family is sharing updates on a Facebook support page telling everyone she had surgery on Friday.

Kiersten can now sit up in bed without help. She is even walking the halls of the hospital.

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According to Kiersten’s Facebook support page, people can send cards and well-wishes using the following address:
Kiersten Yow Support
PO Box 4555, Chapel Hill, NC 27515-4555.

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