During World War I, Amelia decided that she had to put finishing college on hold and she took a job working as a nurse in a hospital for wounded soldiers. Amelia worked many long hard hours at the hospital. For fun, she would go to a nearby field and watch pilots take off and land. When the war ended, Amelia decided to go back to college. However, she could not stop thinking about the airplanes she used to watch on her free time. One day Amelia’s father took her to an airshow and she was able to take a ride in a plane. As soon as the plane took off, she knew she had to get her own plane and license. That night at the dinner table she announced that she was going to take... [continues]
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