Louie Zamperini’s troubled childhood was saved by competitive running, a winding road that led to racing in the Olympics (Germany, 1936). But World War II tabled his running career, and after forty-seven days adrift at sea, internment in a Japanese prisoner of war camp changed his life forever. 1,044 more words
"In the End, we will remember not the words of our enemies, but the silence of our friends." -Martin Luther King, Jr.
Martin Luther King would have been 86 years old on this upcoming January 15, 2015. His legacy is a civil rights fight that won black people the right to life in America. 599 more words