Hanks hankers after God

Hanks hankers after God

Tom Hanks may well be Hollywood's finest, with the world at his feet – but his son, Chet, may have far more going for him than even his famous Dad!
As an avowed atheist during his teenage years, Chet's world was turned upside down when he was profoundly impacted by the ‘hand of God’ just three years ago when he was 17.

Speaking on the Impulsive podcast, Hanks junior (pictured, above, with his actor father) described how he spent 12 weeks at a remote camp in Utah. At the time, he was angry and confused. Then, as he hiked into the wilderness one day, Hanks said he encountered God and was profoundly impacted.

‘I went off and sat on the edge of this cliff and was just looking out at the view,’ he explained. ‘As I was looking out at that view and I was looking at where I had been from an elevated perspective, because I'd been stuck in this desert for 12 weeks and it just looked ugly and boring, and there's nothing to look at. But now I'm looking at it from an elevated perspective of ...

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