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Austin Hatch, survivor of 2 deadly plane crashes, is engaged

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A former University of Michigan basketball player who survived two deadly plane crashes in his youth is engaged.
   Twenty-two-year-old Austin Hatch proposed Friday to 21-year-old Abby Cole during the college's graduation weekend. reports that Cole, a former Wolverines volleyball player, promptly said yes.
   Hatch was a Michigan basketball player his freshman year and later a team assistant, but he's now focusing on academics in the school's College of Literature, Science & the Arts.
   Hatch had just committed to the Wolverines when his father and stepmother were killed in a 2011 airplane crash in Charlevoix, Michigan, that left him in a coma for weeks.
   The Fort Wayne, Indiana, native also survived a 2003 Indiana airplane crash that killed his mother, sister and brother.
   Hatch's father was piloting both planes.

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