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Video: Giant Great White Shark Frolics With Divers

"What some don't realize is that sometimes sharks seek touch," Ocean Ramsey said after the unforgettable encounter in Oahu. She and her team swam beside a 20-foot-long shark they say is Deep Blue.
Ocean Ramsey is pictured caressing the great white shark believed to be Deep Blue, a 20-foot long female shark more than 50 years old. Source: Juan Oliphant

Divers off the coast of Oahu's North Shore had the rare treat last week of swimming and frolicking with a great white shark, widely believed to be one of the largest in the world, and the thrilling, inter-species encounter was captured on video.

Ocean Ramsey, who independently studies sharks and leads cage-free shark diving tours off the Hawaiian island, was

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