Woman Honors Namesake Amelia Earhart With Flight

Colorado woman is retracing the famed aviator's flight around the world in hopes of symbolically completing it.
1:09 | 07/02/14

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She's got a big name to live up to and she's got a flight plan and she's determine the story of a woman named Emilia Earhart. Who is flying around the globe as we speak. Here's she is 31 year old -- million rose their heart of former traffic and weather anchor in Denver who's out to make some real headlines. This a million is not related to the legendary pilot but her name. Clearly inspired the journey she's on she took off last week -- a single engine aircraft on a flight around the world that closely resembles the original flight. That the original -- air heart. Attempted when she vanished million -- kind of -- back in the 1930s of course you know we still think about her disappearance people still researcher and really talk about her and all facets and I hope that the -- that I can leave is. You know the -- -- continues since taking off last week a million has made stops in Miami Trinidad Tobago Brazil and Senegal. -- and along the way and it was on this exact day in 1937. That the original familiar air heart witnessing. This Emilia is still flying along and set to return on July 12.

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