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FAITH

1927: Catholic mothers pray for him, symbols in home

01/01/1927 - 01/02/1927

1936: sees anti-semitism in Berlin

01/01/1936 - 01/02/1936

1936 Olympics; success but big dream in 4 years

08/01/1936 - 08/16/1936

March 1942: Spiritually in nature, Awe inspiring

03/01/1942 - 03/02/1942

March 1942: Phil helps Louis remember how to pray

03/01/1942 - 03/02/1942

May 1942: Rescued

05/01/1942 - 05/02/1942

June 1942: Loss of dignity

06/01/1942 - 06/02/1942

1943: Questioning God, Buddhist Country, Bird- Honor over faith, Imperialism

01/01/1943 - 01/02/1943

July 1943: The Bird bans prayer

07/01/1943 - 07/02/1943

Sept 1943: Finds faith

09/01/1943 - 09/02/1943

Dec 1943: Christmas

12/30/1943 - 12/31/1943

Nov 1945: Louie returns home to his family

11/01/1945 - 11/02/1945

1955: Louis is a practicing Christian

01/01/1955 - 01/02/1955

RUNNING

1927: Running from bullies & police

01/01/1927 - 01/02/1927

Feb 1941: Still training on beach, timing himself

02/01/1941 - 02/02/1941

March 1942: Raft; thin legs

03/01/1942 - 03/02/1942

May 1942: Sees legs in cell and cries

05/01/1942 - 05/02/1942

June 1942: Camp

06/01/1942 - 06/02/1942

Dec 1942: Forced to run, laughed at, but finds

12/01/1942 - 12/02/1942

June 1943: Jumping between vessels, Legs save him

06/01/1943 - 06/02/1943

July 1943: leg injury

07/01/1943 - 07/02/1943

Sept 1943: Wood beam: Body & legs hold out, Stays strong

09/01/1943 - 09/02/1943

1998 Olympics; Louis finally realized his dream and ran torch relay in Olympics

01/01/1998 - 01/02/1998

ABUSE

1927: Father hits when he gets into trouble with police

01/01/1927 - 01/02/1927

1927: Bullies physically & verbal abuse

01/02/1927 - 01/03/1927

1936: Runners beat him up during race

08/01/1936 - 08/02/1936

1937: steals flag and police catch him

01/01/1937 - 01/02/1937

May 1942: Execution Island

05/01/1942 - 05/02/1942

June 1942: prison camp, burnt & starved, stays focused, talking to not lose mind

06/01/1942 - 06/02/1942

Nov 1942: The Bird, "Look up", "Don't look up", beaten either way

11/01/1942 - 11/02/1942

Jan 1943: BELT, beaten for being "an enemy to Japan"

01/01/1943 - 01/02/1943

Feb 1943: Winter, Harris caught map making and beaten, men die in the snow

02/01/1943 - 02/02/1943

June 1943: Watch man die. crushed between vessels

06/01/1943 - 06/02/1943

August 1943: 100 men punch, BELT

08/01/1943 - 08/02/1943

Sept 1943: Wood beam, Punch Collapse

09/01/1943 - 09/02/1943

POLITICS & GLOBAL VIEW

1920's: Italian Immigrant in America

01/01/1920 - 01/02/1920

1933: California

01/01/1933 - 01/02/1933

1936: Passes Ellis Island

05/01/1936 - 05/02/1936

1936 Olympics Berlin; Sees Hitler emerge, Japanese athletes

08/01/1936 - 08/16/1936

June 1940: WWII; Italy declares war on Britain and France

06/01/1940 - 06/02/1940

1941: Drafted

01/01/1941 - 01/02/1941

Jan 1941: Planes, War in the Pacific

01/01/1941 - 01/02/1941

Dec 1941: Pearl Harbor America declares war on Japan

12/07/1941 - 12/08/1941

Feb 1942: Louis helping bomb

02/01/1942 - 02/02/1942

May 1943: Allies gain ground

05/01/1943 - 05/02/1943

August 6, 1945: Hiroshima

08/06/1945 - 08/07/1945

Sept 1945: POWs are freed, see the destruction, soldiers & civilians

09/01/1945 - 09/02/1945

1980's: New relationship w/Japan, Unity of Olympics incarnate, Louis is a hero

01/01/1980 - 01/02/1980