Amelia Earhart: A True Hero

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What do you call a female person who is basically good at everything? Amelia Earhart of course. Amelia is known for being one of the few female American aviators. However, Amelia wasn’t the first person to circumnavigate the earth, but she decided she would be the first to do it around the equator. It doesn’t take success to become a hero, a hero fails plenty of times, but always get back up and keeps their passion even after downfalls. Amelia Earhart was “born Amelia Mary Earhart on July 24,1897, in Atchison, Kansas” ( Beer ). Amelia family was a normal sized family also, her family wasn’t anything spectacular. They were middle-class citizens who made enough to survive and that was about it. “Her father, Edwin, was a lawyer who struggled…show more content…
On her first plane ride, she spent “10-minute on a joy ride in an open-cockpit biplane. She once said during her experience"( Beer). As soon as we left the ground I knew I had to fly, she later wrote in her memoir” (Beer). She didn’t know that later she would be one of the best aviators in the world! However, it wasn't until January 3, 1921, when Amelia “ began flying lessons with Neta Snook” (Family of Amelia Earhart). When she began flying she finally realized her purpose on earth, and it was to soar the big blue skies of the world. Later, Amelia decides she wasn’t an ordinary female. She had decided that she was going to take her step one step closer, and on “July 1921 she decides to become a plane owner, which she named the canary” (Family of Amelia Earhart). This later promoted Amelia to practice her skills over and over and made her do the thing that will make history. For example, on October 22, 1922, “Amelia broke the women’s altitude record when she rose to 14,000 feet” (Family of Amelia Earhart). This created the foundation for the beginning of what we know as history. The journey of Amelia Earhart “In 1935 she made a solo flight across the Pacific, from Honolulu to Oakland. California and thousands of fans rushed the airstrip to greet her when she landed. Later that year she flew from Los Angeles to Mexico City to Newark, New Jersey--another one for the record books. Polls named her and Eleanor Roosevelt the
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