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Amelia Earhart
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Amelia Earhart (1898-1937) was a American aviator, born in Kansas.

Short Biography:

In 1932 she was the first woman to fly the Atlantic alone, and in 1937 disappeared without trace while making a Pacific flight.

Clues found on Nikumuroro island in Kiribati in 1989 suggest that she and her male navigator might have survived a crash only to die of thirst.

Why is Amelia Earhart famous?

Amelia Earhart was the first woman to receive the U.S. Distinguished Flying Cross.

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Tags: aviator, atlantic, navigator

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