This Week's Story

Louie Zamperini, more than a moment of pain part one

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Louie Zamperini was a track wonder--running at USC, NCAA, and 1936 Olympics in Berlin.

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There was a knock. Louie opened his hotel door to see a Notre Dame Coach looking seriously at him. He wondered, “Why is a coach from the NCAA competitions here?”

“Louie, you have runners determined to keep you from winning tomorrow.  Some of their coaches have ordered them to sharpen the spikes on their track shoes so they can smash a spike into your foot.”...
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