Amelia Earhart : The Start Of Women 's Aviation Essay

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Amelia Earhart: The Start of Women 's Aviation
Some say her plane ran out of fuel, others say she was abducted by the Japanese after her plane crashed, some people even say she was on a mission to spy on Japan. However, no one really knows what happened to Amelia Earhart and her disappearance is still a mystery today. Growing up, she never imagined the the journey of aviation she would have ahead of her and moving from city to city as a young adult in the 1920’s it was hard to find a hobby like flying, and stick with it. However, her adventurous childhood and curious nature influenced her passion for aviation, Amelia Earhart set records that people did not even think were possible, especially for women, and paved the way for future female aviators.
Amelia Earhart had a very venturesome childhood and grew up to be a mature yet spirited young adult whom did a lot to help her community. As a young girl, Earhart pursued many interests that others would have considered dangerous. She lived in many different cities because her dad was a lawyer and they were constantly moving for his job (“Earhart, Amelia”476). As Stevenson explains, growing up, Earhart was always challenging herself to take risks. Her hobbies always had to do with exploring new things such as riding horses or venturing outdoors (2). As Hoffman says, When Earhart was a young adult she volunteered at a military hospital as a nurse 's aide during War World War I. Then, due to her volunteer work, Earhart was…

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