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Amelia's Childhood
By: Charlene C.
Wisconsin, Age 10


7/24/1908

Amelia was born in July 24, 1887 in Kansas.Her mother had a miscarriage in earlier pregnancy.When Amelia was old enough she went to private schools.She learned how to read at age 5.She also went to her grandparents' house in winter months and went to her parents' house in the summer.Amelia was 10 when she saw her first airplane at the 1908 Iowa State Fair.She first rode an airplane in 1920.



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