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Daily Bread for 1-11-11

Good morning,

It’s a snowy day for Whitewater, with a high of twenty-seven, and one to two inches of accumulation predicted.

The New York Times recalls that on this day in 1935, Amelia Earhart became the first woman to fly solo across the Pacific, from Honolulu to Oakland:

She entered her plane with a wave of her hand and a smile to the mechanics as she ordered the blocks pulled from in front of the wheels. Taxiing to her starting point, she gave the heavily loaded Lockheed Vega the full gun and after a run of 3,000 feet rose into the air.

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