Soul Survivor

Soul Survivor

The Reincarnation of A World War II Fighter Pilot

Book - 2010 | 1st trade ed. --
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The parents of James Leininger were first puzzled and then disturbed when their two-year-old son began screaming out chilling phrases during recurrent nightmares, such as, "Plane on fire! Little man can't get out!" The centerpiece of a loving family of three, James was a happy, playful toddler who had only just begun stringing together sentences. Determined to understand what was happening to their son, Bruce and Andrea set off on a journey of discovery that was to rock them to their core. For the more they researched the arcane comments and fragmented details little James revealed, the more they were drawn inescapably to a shocking conclusion: that James was reliving the life of James Huston, a World War II fighter pilot who was killed in the battle for Iwo Jima-- over sixty years ago!

Through painstaking research and conversations with war veterans and surviving members of James Huston's family, Bruce and Andrea were forced to confront their skepticism and reexamine their entire belief system. In the process, they not only managed to solve the mystery of their son's statements. They also uncovered revelations about James Huston's life and wartime experiences that could finally bring peace and healing to his loved ones, decades after his death.

This book features stunning drawings from James Leininger illustrating his unshakable memories, photos that portray the eerie resemblance between young James and the adult James Huston, and a foreword from world-renowned past lives expert Carol Bowman. In SOUL SURVIVOR, readers will come to know and believe in the special child who harbors the soul of a man who died in 1945.
Publisher: New York : Grand Central Pub., 2010, c2009.
Edition: 1st trade ed. --
ISBN: 9780446509343
Characteristics: xiv, 256 p. : ill., map.
Additional Contributors: Leininger, Andrea
Gross, Ken 1938-


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Aug 20, 2015

The details that this young boy remembers from his life as a WWII pilot are amazing. The irony of his father's determination to disprove reincarnation and his son's revealed material heightens the interest. I was interested in the facts, so skimmed through some of the detailed personal data, but it adds authenticity to the story. I especially enjoyed the sections where the boy talked to his sister from the previous life and also met, identified and talked with some of his fellow pilots (now quite elderly). His information about fellow pilots who had been killed was also very impressive.

Jan 04, 2012

Heard about this book on the news. Good read, glad to read it but the media ruined the book by telling all the good parts. Still a very interesting read!

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