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FILE - In this May 10, 2008 file photo provided by the National Ethnic Coalition, 91-year-old World War II veteran and member of the U.S. Olympic team during the 1936 Berlin Olympics Louis Zamperini, left, shares a moment with actor and founder of "Operation Iraqi Children" Gary Sinise before the start of the 2008 Ellis Island Medals of Honor ceremony on Ellis Island. Zamperini, a U.S. Olympic distance runner and World War II veteran who survived 47 days on a raft in the Pacific after his bomber crashed, then endured two years in Japanese prison camps, died Wednesday, July 2, 2014, according to Universal Pictures studio spokesman Michael Moses. He was 97.  (AP Photo/National Ethnic Coalition, Tina Fineberg, File)
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FILE - In this May 10, 2008 file photo provided by the National Ethnic Coalition, 91-year-old World War II veteran and member of the U.S. Olympic team during the 1936 Berlin Olympics Louis Zamperini, left, shares a moment with actor and founder of "Operation Iraqi Children" Gary Sinise before the start of the 2008 Ellis Island Medals of Honor ceremony on Ellis Island. Zamperini, a U.S. Olympic distance runner and World War II veteran who survived 47 days on a raft in the Pacific after his bomber crashed, then endured two years in Japanese prison camps, died Wednesday, July 2, 2014, according to Universal Pictures studio spokesman Michael Moses. He was 97. (AP Photo/National Ethnic Coalition, Tina Fineberg, File)

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