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When the realm advised them to stick positioned, those twelve adventurers took to the skies, slopes, and seas. From the bold aviator Amelia Earhart to the relentless photojournalist Margaret Bourke-White, those courageous ladies will dare you to stick with your goals. Featured adventurers comprise Gudridur Thorbjarnarsdottir (Viking traveler), Susan Butcher (dog sled racer), equipment DesLauriers (skier), Valentina Tereshkova (astronaut), Bessie Coleman (pilot), Janet Guthrie (racecar driver), Sophie Blanchard (balloonist), Nellie Bly (journalist), Gertrude Ederle (English Channel swimmer), and Dr. Diana Hoff (Atlantic Ocean rower).
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