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Childhood Of Amelia Earhart
By: Julie Y.
Arkansas, Age 11


9/23/1908

July 24, 1897. This was the year in which Amelia Earhart was born in Kansas. She was named after one of her grandmothers, Amelia. Her parents are Amy and Edwin Earhart.She attended first grade at College Preparatory School in Atchinson, Which used to be a stable. She would sometimes get into trouble there, even though she loved books.At age 11, when Amelia is in Iowa State Fair in Des Moines, Iowa, she catches her first glimpse of an airplane.When she was in the seventh grade, she and her family moved there.



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