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Hatch: 'Something to shoot for'

Updated: November 21, 2013, 12:01 PM ET
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LOS ANGELES -- Austin Hatch, a 19-year-old Michigan Wolverines recruit who survived two plane crashes that killed both of his parents and two siblings, said Wednesday that he felt "blessed" to be able to continue his basketball career in his family's honor, his first public comments since the second crash two and a half years ago.

"The emotional pain is never going to subside," Hatch said Wednesday. "Over time, the way I cope with my loss is going to change."

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