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Woman Flies To Ireland!
By: Ryan C.
Virginia, Age 9


9/8/1932

MANY HONORS
Amelia flies to Ireland alone! After wanting to set a record in flying to prove women are as good as men, she undertakes a great task of soloing across the Atlantic Ocean on an airplane. All over America people held their breath! Will she make it, people wondered. This was finally answered. In 1932 Amelia Earhart, a married woman, pilots to a field in Ireland in just 15 hours, 18 minutes...all nonstop! The whole world admires her courage. Later, Amelia says, ''Flying may not be all plain sailing, but the fun of it is worth it.''



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