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These best friends were given a 2 percent survival rate at birth — now, they’re graduating high school together

Odin Frost and Jordon Granberry were facing long odds.Both were born with conditions that would, at best, make their lives far more difficult than other kids. At birth, they were given around a 2 percent chance of survival. Doctors said neither was likely to make it past age seven — and if they did, they’d never be able to walk.In June, Odin and Jordon took a walk that defied those odds. The two men, now 18, strutted across the stage as they graduated from high school.Jordon, who suffered brain damage due to a lack of oxygen and Odin, who is non-verbal autistic, first met when they were three years old, according to KXAS-TV. Odin’s dad, Tim Frost, told the outlet had a memorable first encounter.“Jordon had just bit Odin, and Odin retaliated by pinchin...