Allen J. Schaben / Los Angeles Times
August 2, 2010
Mende Schlendering of Huntington Beach photographs her daughter, 8-year-old Toby, with her favorite surfer, Bethany Hamilton of Hawaii, as a growd gathers for her autograph and photos on Tuesday after she advanced to the third round of the women's competition at the U.S. Open of Surfing in Huntington Beach. Hamilton lost her left arm in 2003 during a shark attack while surfing in Hawaii.
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