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Amelia Earhart, the American airwoman who is flying round the world for fun, arrived at Port Natal, Brazil on June 6, and took off on her 2,240-mile flight across the South Atlantic to Dakar, Africa. Happy picture of Amelia Earhart just before she left Port Natal, for Dakar, on June 6, 1937. (AP Photo)

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FILE - In this May 1937 file photo, American aviaor Amelia Earhart and her navigator, Fred Noonan, pose in front of their twin-engine Lockheed Electra in Los Angeles prior to their flight around the world. Earhart’s disappearance in 1937 is among aviation’s most enduring mysteries. Earhart, the first female pilot to cross the Atlantic Ocean, vanished over the Pacific with Noonan during an attempt to circumnavigate the globe. Seven decades later, people are still transfixed with the mystery. Theories range from her simply running out of fuel and crashing to her staging her own disappearance and secretly returning to the U.S. to live under another identity. (AP Photo/File)

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FILE - In this undated file photo, Amelia Earhart stands next to a Lockheed Electra 10E, before her last flight in 1937 from Oakland, Calif., bound for Honolulu on the first leg of her record-setting attempt to circumnavigate the world westward along the Equator. American aviator Earhart’s disappearance in 1937 is among aviation’s most enduring mysteries. Earhart, the first female pilot to cross the Atlantic Ocean, vanished over the Pacific with Fred Noonan during an attempt to circumnavigate the globe. Seven decades later, people are still transfixed with the mystery. Theories range from her simply running out of fuel and crashing to her staging her own disappearance and secretly returning to the U.S. to live under another identity. (AP Photo/File)

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This book cover image released by Dial Press shows "I am Amelia Earhart," by Brad Meltzer. Novelist and comics writer Brad Meltzer is no stranger to heroes, but his latest work focuses on real-world ones with the goal of teaching young readers how to learn from and maybe emulate the likes of Rosa Parks, Amelia Earhart and Abraham Lincoln. (AP Photo/Dial Press)

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Amelia Earhart and navigator Fred Noonan stand by their Lockheed Electra before the start of Earhart's fateful 1937 attempt to become first female pilot to circle the globe. (Associated Press)

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Amelia Earhart and navigator Fred Noonan stand by their Lockheed Electra before the start of Earhart's fateful 1937 attempt to become first female pilot to circle the globe. (Associated Press)

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American aviator Amelia Earhart waves from her Lockheed Electra before taking off from Los Angeles on March 10, 1937. (AP Photo)

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These bone fragments found by researchers on Nikumaroro Island in the South Pacific could help prove that famed aviator Amelia Earhart died as a castaway after failing in her quest to circumnavigate the globe. (AP Photo/The International Group for Historic Aircraft Recovery)