HAVELOCK, N.C.-- In June of 2019, Paige Wintertime was simply 17 years of ages when she shed her left leg as well as 2 of her fingers in a shark assault off the North Carolina coast.It"s been a rough and also attempting year for the girl, that would generally be beginning a life of her very own. Rather, she"s managed the loss of her freedom in some areas. Being a young adult in the middle of a worldwide pandemic is hard sufficient, yet Wintertime has actually taken the hand she was dealt and also is persisting.
"I"m not actually able to do every one of the important things that I made use of to do," Paige informed ABC"s Robin Roberts in an unique collection to air Thursday evening. "I"m still Paige-y, simply a little various."VIEW: "I"m not prepared to pass away": Paige Winter months explains making it through shark strike

N.C. teenager Paige Winter season talked solely to ABC Information regarding the shark assault previously this month. She claimed there are ""some items of the challenge missing out on"" from her body however her spirit is not broken.In a trailer for
the unique, Paige is seen being introduced as a homecoming queen prospect at New Bern Senior high school and also going through physical treatment. Her battles are revealed also, however she maintains an excellent point of view.
"I seem like this is type of like an accomplishment for me due to the fact that individuals believed I was mosting likely to pass away," Paige claimed. "However I am not dead. I am undoubtedly significantly active."Life will possibly never ever appear like anything regular once again, yet in the age of COVID-19, several have actually discovered the exact same point Paige has in current months."Everyone"s regular is various," she claimed."Shark Strike: The Paige Wintertime Tale" broadcasts Thursday evening at 10 EST on ABC.WATCH: Paige Winter season"s daddy discuss combating the shark off his little girl

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