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How Amelia became Pilot
By: Jasmine S.
Virginia, Age 11


12/28/1920

When a pilot spotted Earheart and her friend,who were watching from an isolated clearing and dove at them.On December 28,1920,pilot FrankHawks gave her a ride that would forever change her life. By the time she had got two or three hundred feet off the ground she said,''Iknew I had to fly.'' Amelia took her first fling lessons on January 3,1921,and in six months managed to sve enough money to buy her first plane. One afternoon in April,1928 someone called Amelia and asked,'' Would you like to fly the Atlantic?'' Then she gladly said,''Yes''. Now that is how Amelia became pilot.


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