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VIDEO: Michigan celebrates plane crash survivor Austin Hatch’s Senior Day

Coppin State v Michigan

ANN ARBOR, MI - DECEMBER 22: Head coach John Beilein of the Michigan Wolverines smiles at Austin Hatch #30 as he leaves the game against the Coppin State University Eagles after scoring his first-career regular season point during the second half at Crisler Arena on December 22, 2014 in Ann Arbor, Michigan. Michigan defeated Coppin State 72-56. (Photo by Duane Burleson/Getty Images)

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If you don’t know the story of Michigan senior Austin Hatch, you should.

He’s survived two plane crashes in his life. The first, in 2003, robbed him of his mother, 11-year old sister and five-year old brother. In 2011, to celebrate his commitment to the Wolverines, Hatch’s father flew them up to the family’s vacation home, but the plane crashed into a garage killing Hatch’s dad and his stepmom and leaving Austin critically injured.

He had a severe brain trauma, a punctured lung, broken ribs and a broken collarbone, and in order to manage the swelling in his brain, he was put into a medically-induced coma for eight months.

He managed to return and even played for the Wolverines during the 2014-15 season, but he eventually made the decision to retire from basketball at the end of the year. He did, however, remain a part of the program and on Sunday, during Michigan’s Senior Day, he warmed up with the team and was introduced to the crowd as a starter and no, I’m not crying, YOU’RE crying: