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Amelia Earhart is famous for being the first woman to fly over the Atlantic Ocean and for disappearing when flying over the Pacific Ocean. She became the first female solo pilot to cross the Atlantic in 1932 on May 20 an... More »

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Amelia Earhart changed history by contributing to the women's rights movement in America, helping advance the social standing of women through her teaching and writing and her feats as a pilot. She is most well known for... More »

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Amelia Earhart was born to Edwin Earhart and Amelia (Amy) Otis, and she had one sister, Muriel.She mostly grew up in her maternal grandparents ' household. More »

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Amelia Earhart did have one younger sister named Grace Muriel. Grace Muriel Earhart was born on Dec. 29, 1899 in Kansas City. The parents of Amelia and Grace Muriel were Amy and Edwin Earhart. More »

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Amelia Earhart was the first woman to fly solo across the Atlantic Ocean. She was a celebrated American heroine until she disappeared during a flight between Lae, New Guinea and Howard Island in 1937. Though Earhart is s... More »

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One of the most well-known facts about Amelia Earhart is that she vanished on July 2, 1937 while attempting the first around-the-world flight to take place along the equator. Earhart left for the trip in June 1937 and va... More »

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Amelia Earhart made a strong contribution in breaking the stereotypical molds of women in the early 1900s. On May 25, 1923, Amelia Earhart received her license to fly airplanes. More »

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