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Bedford boy finds rare megalodon tooth at Myrtle Beach

6-year-old's treasure could be millions of years old

MYRTLE BEACH, Sc. – A local boy found the treasure of a lifetime during his annual shark tooth hunt.

Brandon Overstreet and his family, of Bedford, were on vacation in Myrtle Beach when he says his 6-year-old son found a rare megalodon tooth.

A megalodon is an extinct, prehistoric shark, making this find millions of years old.