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Teen injured while parasailing credits God for surviving

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Sidney Good, right, and Alexis Fairchild were injured while parasailing last summer. Sidney Good, right, and Alexis Fairchild were injured while parasailing last summer.
NEW YORK -

An Indiana teen critically injured in a parasailing accident last summer says she survived because she's a "very strong believer in God."

Sidney Good and her friend Alexis Fairchild were parasailing in tandem last July in Panama City, Florida when the line pulled loose from the boat that was towing them.

The accident was caught on camera and shows the teens slam into two buildings and a power line before hitting a parked car on the ground.

Good, who was put on a ventilator with cracked vertebrae and severe brain trauma following the accident, spoke publicly for the first time in a recent interview with ABC News.

She said doctors have told her she should not expect to make a full recovery. She now has double vision and has lost her peripheral vision.

Still, Good, who hopes to graduate from high school with her class this May, says she is keeping faith.

"I'm a very strong believer in God," Good said of how she has gotten through the ordeal.

Good's friend Alexis Fairchild also suffered head trauma and a broken back but was released from the hospital in July.

Her family has filed a lawsuit against Aquatic Adventures, the company that ran the outing.

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