I am in an altogether new world now. I can think of nothing more wonderful. It is a real touch of all that heaven means.
("Unbroken: A World War II Story of Survival, Resilience and Redemption")
More Quotes from Laura Hillenbrand:When he thought of his history, what resonated with him now was not all that he had suffered but the divine love that he believed had intervened to save him.
I was starstruck and completely confused; making a film of this story hadn't even occurred to me, and I hadn't written a single line of the book yet. I had no idea how this man knew anything about my book proposal.
I identified in a very deep way with the individuals I was writing about because the theme that runs through this story is of extraordinary hardship and the will to overcome it.
I look at the film as an opportunity to see some bountifully creative minds do something that I could not do - tell the story with images. I can't wait to see what they do.
I spent one frenzied day interviewing producers, and ended up choosing Universal and Larger Than Life productions. It all happened in two days.
Having a lot of people suddenly depending on me to get the job done was a marvelous motivator. The book and movie deals seemed to flip a switch in my head, and off I went.
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It was like falling off a building and suddenly, bang, you hit the bottom. The first time it happened was on an ordinary day at home. I was taking down some curtains. I took one step, turned around, took another step and then I fell and hit my head hard on the rowing machine.
It is correct that I overlooked the contamination of the party, not just now but also in the past.