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Running, however, changed things: He was fast, astonishingly fast, and after he began running track he stuck with school. He was still in high school when he went to the 1936 Berlin Olympics, rooming with Jesse Owens. After coming in eighth in the 5,000 meter race, "The Zamp" shook Adolf Hitler's hand.
Zamperini died Wednesday at age 97.
his 90s. A biopic made from the book, directed by Angelina Jolie, is due in December.
When a boat finally found them, they weren't rescued they were captured. They had drifted more than 2,000 miles and been found by the Japanese. Nike Air More Uptempo Release Dates 2018 They were kept as prisoners of war for more than two years, during which time Zamperini's fighting instinct singled him out for harsh treatment. With no word from him, he was officially declared dead.
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and unable to settle into work at home, he drifted into alcohol abuse and despair. His marriage crumbling, he went, at his wife's request, to see Billy Graham and when he was ready, he was saved.
But that was just the beginning. Zamperini graduated and went to USC, where he was a track star. In 1938 and '39, he was the NCAA champion in the mile run. He set a record for the collegiate mile, 4:08.3, that stood for 15 years. entered World War II. He was a bombardier flying a rescue mission when his B 24 crashed at sea. Three of the crew survived and made it to a life raft adrift in the Pacific.
"I dropped to my knees and for the first time in my life truly humbled myself before the Lord," he wrote in his 2003 memoir "Devil at My Heels." "I asked Him to forgive me for not having kept the promises I made during the war and for my sinful life. I made no excuses. "I was fascinated," she told the Wall Street Journal when "Unbroken" was released in 2010. "When I learned about his World War II experiences, I thought, 'If this guy is still alive, I want to meet him.' "
A remarkable life
Louis Zamperini lived an impossible, remarkable life. And Laura Hillenbrand helped bring it to a wide audience with "Unbroken," the biography that was a Los Angeles Times Book Prize winner and bestseller when its subject was in Nike Uptempo Mint Green
is a day of profound grief for me and all the people who knew him," Hillenbrand told The Times. "He was a man who lived an extraordinary life and encountered hardships most of us can imagine. He was blessed with an exceptional will, fortitude and determination."
Their 47 days at sea, trying to survive off rainwater and what fish they could catch, fearful of starvation and sharks, are harrowingly real in Hillenbrand's book. They had little hope of rescue, but something in Zamperini's character kept them afloat. One of the three did not survive; Zamperini, 5 foot 9, dropped to about 100 pounds.
That's because he did survive; he made it home, but his welcome was mixed.
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was a triumph," Hillenbrand told The Times. "He left behind a lesson in the breadth of possibility for all of us, and in forgiveness."
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