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Col. Lee Ellis shares experience as a POW at Author Series luncheon

May 3, 2013

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Author Series Luncheon with Col. Lee Ellis, a set on Flickr.

Col. Lee Ellis, author of “Leading With Honor: Leadership Lessons from the Hanoi Hilton,” was the guest speaker at Youth Villages’ Georgia’s most recent Author Series Luncheon, held at the Piedmont Driving Club in Atlanta. Ellis shared his story of being shot down over North Vietnam and serving as a prisoner of war for more than five years. He presented many of the lessons he learned as a POW, including how to inspire a team, engender devotion and stay focused on perseverance and teamwork, even in the toughest situations. Aaron, a TL youth in Georgia, also shared his story with guests.

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