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Tiffany Wang Prof. Ebony Gibson English 1102 13 November 2015 The Power of Belief The movie Unbroken, a true story of a man’s survival through life-threatening war circumstances, did not fail to inspire when it hit theaters in 2014. This movie, directed by Angelina Jolie, so clearly shows the power and resilience of the human spirit. Louie Zamperini, an Olympic athlete whose life was dramatically changed when he decided to fight in the war, was in for a journey that would ultimately test his limits and will to survive. However, the transformation from a young troublesome and juvenile boy to a resilient soldier did not happen overnight. Looking at Zamperini’s unforgettable story, this essay will focus on the power of belief and how it has the capacity to transform the course of our lives.…show more content…
Things took quite the turn when his rescue plane crashed in the middle of the ocean, leaving only three survivors (including himself), two life rafts, and a couple bars of chocolate. From then on, Zamperini survived through forty seven days afloat in shark infested waters. Not everyone is built to endure weeks of blistering heat, starvation, and dehydration, nor being captured by war enemies, enduring several prisoner of war camps, being underfed, surviving disease, exposure, torture, humiliation, daily beatings, cruel labor, coal mines, etc—but Zamperini did. His determination, belief, persistence, and endurance are what got him

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