MIAMI (WSVN) - A boy recovering from a shark attack in Miami Beach was treated to some fun in the sun before returning home.

The Miami Seaquarium treated 9-year-old Jay Weiskopf and his family to a special visit, Wednesday.

He got to interact with marine animals, including an up-close encounter with dolphins.

Jay and his family had come down from Minnesota and were enjoying a day at Miami Beach when a shark bit him. He was released from the hospital, Tuesday.

The family will be heading home on Thursday.

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