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The Fantastic First Flight

By Hannah B and Jessica M.
New Zealand, Age 10

On the 17th of December, 1903 the Wright Brothers (Orville and Wilbur) had their first successful flight. They woke up on a frosty, cold morning for their next try not knowing that it was going to be lucky. The flight was in Kitty Hawk, North Carolina. They had been trying and persisting for days on end. They were sweaty and tired and everyone thought they were going to give up but fortunately they didn't. A news company came to look at their flight, they put them on the news and gazettes too. The Wright Brothers lodged in Dayton, Ohio. It was a 12 second, 120 foot rewarding flight that everyone will remember for years!