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The Young Days Of Ameila Eahart
By: Raechal G.
Arkansas, Age 10


7/24/1897

Ameila Mary Earhart was born on July 24, 1897. Ameila's father was battling alcoholism and struggled with his career and eventually Amelia was sent to live with her grandparents where she will attend school. At the Iowa state fair Ameila at 11 years old saw her first glimpse of an air plane. Amelia Earhart attends Hyde Park High in Chicago on her senior year it was hard that year her parents split up because of her dad's drinking problem, then her father moved to Kansas. her grades were excellent but she chose not to go to her high school graduation or pick up her diploma. The inscription on her graduation picture is


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