8 Things Parents Can Learn About Character Building From the Movie ‘Unbroken’

This post originally appeared on Huffington Post in January 2015.

The kid started smoking at 5 and drinking at 8. He ran away over and over, fought in the streets, and robbed strangers and neighbors alike. He slashed his teachers’ tires, threw things at cops, and vandalized train tracks. Sounds like a parents’ worst nightmare, doesn’t he?

A little later, he shook hands with Adolph Hitler.

Pretty soon after that, things went downhill.

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