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Amelia's life
By: Reese P.
Arkansas, Age 10


On July 24,1897 the not-yet famed pilot Amelia Earhart was born.When she was 11 she saw her first plane at an Iowa State fair,though she wasn't impressed.In high school she went to Hyde Park High.She didn't become a doctor like she wanted to.She first flew in Rogers field L.A.She bought her first plane for $2000,painted it yellow and called it the canary.She set her first flying record in 1922 at 14000 feet highest altitude for a woman pilot.Some comments were ''Amazing!'',and ''Are you sure that's a woman?''And others

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