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Godsend: 2 Florida teens stranded in ocean rescued by boat named ‘The Amen’


ST. JOHNS COUNTY, Fla. (WFLA/CNN Newsource) – Two Florida teens took a senior ditch day, a rite of passenger for many high schoolers, and headed to the beach.

But their day of rebellious fun quickly turned into terror when the current at Vilano Beach swept them out to sea.

A dip in the ocean would turn into the fight of their lives for Heather Brown and Tyler Smith, both 17.

“I asked him, I said ‘Tyler, oh my God, we are stuck, what’s the plan?'” Brown said.

Brown and Smith were stranded in the water for two hours.

They began to pray.

“I cried out, ‘if you really do have a plan for us like come one just bring something,'” Smith said.

Then, a God send.

The boat that rescued them is named “The Amen.”

“There’s no other reason or other explanation in the world that that wasn’t God,” said Smith. 

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