Amelia Earhart; July 24, 1897 – disappeared 1937) was a noted American aviation pioneer and author. Earhart was the first aviatrix to fly solo across the Atlantic Ocean. She wrote best-selling books about her flying experiences (from Wikipedia). Image: http://www.enlomio.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/07/Amelia-Earhart.jpg

Is this the debris field from Amelia Earhart's plane?

Amelia Earhart; July 24, 1897 – disappeared 1937) was a noted American aviation pioneer and author. Earhart was the first aviatrix to fly solo across the Atlantic Ocean. She wrote best-selling books about her flying experiences (from Wikipedia). Image: http://www.enlomio.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/07/Amelia-Earhart.jpg

Amelia Earhart - 1st woman to receive the US Distinguished Flying Cross, multiple aviation record-holder, 1st aviatrix to fly solo across the Atlantic

Amelia Earhart - 1st woman to receive the US Distinguished Flying Cross, multiple aviation record-holder, 1st aviatrix to fly solo across the Atlantic

Amelia Earhart.  Women across the globe looked to her for inspiration, and became impassioned by her dedication to women’s causes. Even Eleanor Roosevelt became one of her closest friends and admirers.

Amelia Earhart. Women across the globe looked to her for inspiration, and became impassioned by her dedication to women’s causes. Even Eleanor Roosevelt became one of her closest friends and admirers.

"In my life, I had come to realize that, when things were going very well, indeed, it was just the time to anticipate trouble. And, conversely, I learned from pleasant experience that at the most despairing crisis, when all looked sour beyond words, some delightful 'break' was apt to lurk just around the corner." Amelia Earhart

A birthday update: Amelia Earhart fate still uncertain as expedition comes to a close

"In my life, I had come to realize that, when things were going very well, indeed, it was just the time to anticipate trouble. And, conversely, I learned from pleasant experience that at the most despairing crisis, when all looked sour beyond words, some delightful 'break' was apt to lurk just around the corner." Amelia Earhart

This image shows Earhart standing in front of the Lockheed Electra in which she disappeared in July 1937.

Earhart Crosses the Atlantic

This image shows Earhart standing in front of the Lockheed Electra in which she disappeared in July 1937.

A photostat of Amelia Earhart's hand, made by a palmist in 1933, 4 years before her disappearance.

A photostat of Amelia Earhart's hand, made by a palmist in 1933, 4 years before her disappearance.

1928 - Amelia Earhart becomes the first woman to fly solo across the Atlantic Ocean. http://www.hipswap.com/antiques/amelia-earhart-luggage-obo

1928 - Amelia Earhart becomes the first woman to fly solo across the Atlantic Ocean. http://www.hipswap.com/antiques/amelia-earhart-luggage-obo

Aug. 24, 1932. Amelia Earhart becomes the first woman to make a non-stop flight across the U.S., traveling from Los Angeles to Newark, NJ, in just over 19 hours.

Aug. 24, 1932. Amelia Earhart becomes the first woman to make a non-stop flight across the U.S., traveling from Los Angeles to Newark, NJ, in just over 19 hours.

Amelia Earhart "A single act of kindness throws out roots in all directions, and the roots spring up and make new trees. The greatest work that kindness does to others is that it makes them kind themselves." ~ Amelia Earhart http://www.elephantjournal.com/2012/06/qotd-via-amelia-earhart/

Has Amelia Earhart's plane finally been found? Not so fast

Amelia Earhart "A single act of kindness throws out roots in all directions, and the roots spring up and make new trees. The greatest work that kindness does to others is that it makes them kind themselves." ~ Amelia Earhart http://www.elephantjournal.com/2012/06/qotd-via-amelia-earhart/

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