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Amelia's Childhood
By: Makaila S.
Virginia, Age 11


This Amelia's childhood. Around the 1900's at 10 years old Amelia Mary Earhart saw her first plane at a fair she was not impressed. I wasn't until Amelia attend a stunt-flying exhition,almost a decade later that she became seriously interested in avation. A pilot spotted Amelia and her friend who were watching from a isolated clearing,and dove at them Amelia who felt a mixture of fear and pleasure.On Dec.28,1920 a pilot named Frank Hawks gave her a ridethat would change her life forever. By the time she was 2 to 3 hundred feet off the ground she knew that she had to fly .

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