Unbroken: A World War II Story of Survival, Resilience, and Redemption Chapter Abstracts for Teachers

Laura Hillenbrand
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* In Chapter 1, Louis Zamperini lived in California at the age of 12 with his family of Italian immigrants.

* Louis did not speak English well and was bullied.

* In Chapter 2, Louis became a troublemaker after his father taught him how to box for protection.

* Louis started to steal on a consistent basis and the police were often at the Zamperini house.

* The principal forbid Louis to join clubs or sports teams.

* Pete, Louis' brother, convinced the principal to let him join the track team and started training him.

* Louis settled down and start winning races.

* In Chapter 3, Louis set his sights on the 1936 Olympics in Berlin.

* Louis aimed for one of three spots for the 5,000 meter race.

* After a close second with the top runner in a meet in California, Louis was invited to the Olympic trials in New York.

* The heat was so bad in...

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