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If you have an overactive imagination, read this article at your own risk. If you are passionate about the Earth’s vast, deep blue oceans, read on. If you’re an adrenaline junkie, prepare to be impressed. If the Earth’s apex predators ever got together and decided to invite humans into their VIP club, Laura Perry would be on their shortlist. More than two years ago, she signed up for a cage diving experience with great white sharks. The long-anticipated adventure became a reality when her number was called. Having returned from said adventure – alive and in one piece – Laura told gmhTODAY it was a ONCE in a LIFETIME opportunity. We’ve been following Laura’s travels for some time now, and her uncharacteristically cautionary response led us to explore a little further. Here’s what we discovered… GILROY • MORGAN HILL • SAN MARTIN JANUARY/FEBRUARY 2017 83