"I've come to a conclusion that there's a reason I'm still alive," he said. "I'm trying to find those reasons, why I'm the one who is still here and to do whatever I can with this life that I've been given."
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"It could've been prevented, I guess, and it could've been me," he said softly. "It's kind of a difficult thing to think about."