Man who ejected from his plane near Honolulu and the person who rescued him reunite

Matt Pothier is now recovering from surgery that treated his injuries.
2:33 | 12/16/18

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Transcript for Man who ejected from his plane near Honolulu and the person who rescued him reunite
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