Teen who lost her leg in a shark attack is now pregnant with her first child, and will give birth in the same hospital where she was treated. Addison Bethea, from Florida, had her leg ripped off by a shark while scalloping off the coast in June 2022. She is expecting a baby with her longtime partner, Ashton Strickland. While the pregnancy was not planned, Addison believes it is fate and is excited to become a mother.
Despite the traumatic incident, she remained positive throughout her recovery and was able to walk again with a prosthetic leg. Addison is now looking forward to starting college and pursuing her dream of becoming a physical therapist. Her story has touched many people and she hopes to inspire and help others in the future.