December 30, 2014
Cain to Zamperini and more attract Mile fans!
By David Monico, Bring Back the Mile
As 2014 comes to a close we took a look at our website traffic to see what news articles and athletes reigned supreme. Since our launch in January 2012, the bringbackthemile.com website traffic has grown every...
July 31, 2014
I feel him now among us, young again, his strong legs reaching and pushing, his great lungs drawing in the sweet air, his grand, bounding heart beating, beating, beating. Listen. You can hear his laughter.
By Daily Breeze
Eulogy for Louis Zamperini written by Laura Hillenbrand, the author of...
July 10, 2013
Louis Zamperini, World War II hero, qualified for the 1936 Berlin Olympics at the age of 19; filming spring 2014; Christmas 2014 release
By Donna Littlejohn, Daily Breeze
With the leading man and a release date announced Wednesday, the long-awaited film "Unbroken" about Torrance icon Louis...
December 18, 2012
Running helped Zamperini foster the resilience he needed to endure captivity during WWII.
By Laura Hillenbrand, Runner's World
It was the spring of 1944, the height of World War II. In a Japanese torture camp, a captured American stood, ravaged by illness and shockingly emaciated, surrounded...
August 02, 2012
He was an Olympic athlete in Berlin where he met Hitler, a Prisoner of War of the Japanese during World War II, and is still sharing his Christian faith
By Dan Wooding, ASSIST Ministries
HOLLYWOOD HILLS, Calif. -- I have interviewed some extraordinary people in my more than 43 years as a...
June 07, 2012
Louis Zamperini, 95, was recently featured on NBC's Tonight Show with Jay Leno, sitting next to actor & director Catherine Zeta-Jones. Louis discusses his experience growing up in Los Angeles as a "rotten kid", the 1936 Olympics and rooming with Jesse Owens, and his incredible story during WWII...