Former College Basketball Star Injured in Brussels Speaks From Hospital

"I was just trying to tell myself I am going to make it," he told David Muir.

The world is now hearing from Sebastien Bellin, who was photographed on the ground in the airport following the attack in Brussels.

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Bellin, a former basketball star at Marist College in Poughkeepsie, New York, spoke to ABC's David Muir from his hospital bed.

“The whole time I was just trying to tell myself I am going to make it,” he said. “When I got to the ambulance, I knew I was good.

Bellin, 37, is a player for Gent Hawks, a professional Belgium basketball team, and former member of Belgium’s national team.

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He played for Marist between 1996-1998 before transferring to Michigan’s Oakland University. He has played professionally in Belgium since graduating in 2000.

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