Teen Walks for the First Time Since Sky Diving Accident

Many thought Mackenzie Wethington would never walk again after chute failed to open.
3:00 | 02/04/14

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Now for the latest on that sixteen year old who fell 3500 feet through the air where her parachute. Did not open properly she's now making major strides in her recovery and her parents are speaking out. A smile lit up sixteen year old McKinsey Weddington space as she took the first -- since her January 25 parachuting accident. Many thought she would never walk again but the Brazilian teen did just that on Monday. MacKenzie fell 3500. Feet after her parachute didn't fully deploy have a solo jump in Oklahoma. The sky diving trip have been a sweet sixteen birthday present from her father. Football left her with a broken vertebrae fractured hips ribs and bleeding in her brain. That's got to sit -- -- you didn't we didn't expect -- to even come out of that at all. -- -- -- -- Holy -- room she will undergo three hours of rehab a day McKinsey remembers jumping out of the plane but nothing. Couple fall my concern is not about what happened that -- fact that she is double lot to -- and has reason -- And my daughter is still here -- theater every day. And aspires -- -- opening night opening smile less concerned I don't care if she ever remembers. And and he's glad she's here and she's -- -- a lot of doctors say her prognosis is good her biggest challenges will be the payment. And patients. -- a big smile on her -- something he's getting great care there at Baylor.

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