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  • Cousin Lymon Willis And Marvin Macy
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    The Ballad Of The Sad Cafe Throughout the novel The Ballad Of The Sad Cafe by Carson McCullers, there is an evident recurring theme. Ever-present in the story is a feeling of unrequited love, illustrated through looking at the parallels of the intertwined relationships between three separate individuals. Miss Amelia Evans, Cousin Lymon Willis, and Marvin Macy, are the players involved in this grotesque love triangle. The feelings they respectively have for each other are what drives the story, a...
  • Amelia Earhart And Sally Ride
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    Amelia Earhart and Sally Ride each achieved major goals in fields that were traditionally reserved for men. Amelia Earhart became the first woman in history to make a solo transcontinental flight in 1928 and Sally Ride became the first woman in space in 1983. After achieving these goals, they each spoke to girls and women. They encouraged them not to feel restricted by what society expected of them as women. Amelia Mary Earhart was born on July 24, 1897, in Atchison, Kansas. Her parents' names w...
  • Uncertainties Over Amelia's Skill As A Pilot
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    Perhaps the most famous pilot of all time, bridging the gaps between the male and female gender, was Amelia Earhart. She was born to her parents Amy Otis and Edwin Earhart in Atchison, Kansas on July 24, 1898. Amy was an athletic and strong-willed mother who came from a prominent local family. Edwin was a tall man; the wise son of a local minister. Amelia's father worked as a claims adjuster for railroads a job which required constant travel around the country. As a child Amelia suffered from ma...
  • Charting The Skies For Women Amelia Earhart
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    Angie Bingaman 4/24/03 Honors American History F / B 20th Century Woman Amelia Earhart: Charting the Skies for Women Amelia Earhart is know today for her vast accomplishments in the world of aviation as the first woman pilot to fly solo across the Atlantic Ocean, Pacific Ocean, and beyond. Amelia was a self-determined and ambitious young woman with a deep passion for aeronautics and adventure. Her drive for going farther and farther into the record books, set her apart from the typical woman of ...
  • 20 Hours Gmt Amelia
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    Amelia Earhart Amelia Mary Earhart was born on July 24, 1897 at her grandparents' home in Atchison, Kansas. It was not till 1908 that the girls moved to Des Moines to be with their parents, Amelia was 10 years old when she saw her first airplane at the Iowa State Fair. It would be more than a decade before Amelia's interest in aviation would be awaken. Amelia began to realize that her father was a drunkard as well as to neighbors and friends around them. In 1914 Amy and the girls left Edwin afte...
  • Amelia's Interest In Aviation
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    Amelia Earhart is one of the worlds greatest aviators, heroes, women, and all around person. She wasn't afraid of the things people said about Women not being aviators. She broke the stereo type boundaries and let the world know that she was not afraid of being a one of the best aviators of our time. Amelia was born in her grandparents house on July 24, 1897. Her Father Edwin Earhart was working for a law practice in Kansas city during this time. Amelia didn't know that 2 1/2 years later she wou...

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