Unbroken War Survivor and Olympian
About Louis Zamperini
The Early Years of Louis Zamperini
“I’d made it this far and refused to give up because all my life i had always finished the race.”
World War ll and Japanese Camp
"I've always been called lucky Louie, it's no mystery why"
How Louis overcame his obstacle
Louis was scarred when he came home, he had PTSD (Post Traumatic Stress Disorder) he suffered from alcoholism & Louis and his wife were close to divorce, what brought him back was hearing Billy Graham sermon in 1949 a sermon that inspired him to begin his healing process. He found a camp for troubled youths called Victory Boys Camp and he ended up forgiving his Japanese tormentors. He also went to become a prominent inspirational speaker, he wrote two memoirs (both titled Devil at my Heels, 1956 & 2003).