10 years after boating accident, teen gets final surgery

August 29, 2019

10 years after boating accident, teen gets final surgery

It was a windy day back in 2008. Lily James was in a boat on Lake Washington with her family and friends when the wind lifted an inflatable that was tied to a rope. Like a vise, the rope caught her legs and pulled her overboard. Her feet were almost severed. 

Now, more than 10 years later, Lily is getting what doctors think will be the last surgery related to the injury.

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