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15 Year Old African-American Teen Girl Flies Solo Across the United States!




Sunday, July 12, 2009
Kimberly Anyadike went on quite an adventure! From today's news: "A 15-year-old Los Angeles girl who navigated a single-engine Cessna through thunderstorms in Texas and took in breathtaking aerial views of Arizona's sunsets landed her plane to cheering crowds at Compton Woodley Airport on Saturday. She is believed to be the youngest African American female pilot to fly solo across the country. Kimberly Anyadike took off from Compton 13 days ago with an adult safety pilot and Levi Thornhill, an 87-year-old who served with the Tuskegee Airmen during World War II. They flew to Newport News, Va., making about a dozen stops along the way." Click here for more of this fabulous Brown Girl story and click here to see Kimberly in a television interview. Kimberly is the epitome of a Gutsy Brown Girl!

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