Shaela Warkentin goes home

FRESNO, Calif.

The teen used a walking stick as she made her way out of Children's Hospital, where she has been receiving therapy.

Shaela suffered critical injuries after a car crash in early March, which tore her face and left metal and glass in her skull.

As the Bullard High sophomore left, she said she is re-adjusting her life goals and is ready to take on the challenges ahead.

Shaela said, "I had a lot of dreams and stuff that I wanted to do and be and become but it's definitely going to change and but I know that the lord is opening up doors for me and there's definitely things that I can still do even if I'm always going to be blind."

Shaela still has years of recovery through therapy to help her regain strength.

We'll have more details today on Action News Live at 5:00.

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