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Amelia Earhart


  • Born in Atchison
  • First woman to fly solo across the Atlantic Ocean
  • Set many aviation records for speed
  • Wrote several books and lectured on aviation
  • Attempted to circle the globe at the equator
  • Disappeared in 1937 over the Pacific Ocean, was never found

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