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When Amelia was young
By: Stephanie B.
Wisconsin, Age 11


At the Iowa State fair in Des Moines,Iowa 11-years-old Amelia Earhart had her first glimpse of an airplane. Amelia's father had to reunite with his family in Des Moines after he accepted a job with the Chicago, Rock Island, and Pacific line railroads. Though she was happy she missed her grandparents. Amelia loved writting poems. Thats when she was 11.

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