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American Aviator: Amelia Earhart

Amelia Earhart a young woman who grabbed the nation’s attention, when she took up the sport, mostly dominated by men… and broke records.

Amelia Mary Earhart was born on 24th July 1897, in Atchison, Kansas to parents Samuel Edward Earhart, who was an alcoholic, and lost the family home through drink, and her mother Amelia Otis. 697 more words


Paavo Nurmi, The Flying Finn

Paavo Johannes Nurmi is a Finnish mid and long distance runner who set a multitude of Olympic records in the 1920s and swept gold and silver medals along the way. 90 more words