Amelia Earhart And Her Mom Share A Moment In This Sweet Vintage Photo

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Amelia Earhart visits her mother, Amy Otis Earhart, at home in Hollywood, Calif., on Jan. 14, 1935. Just days prior, the pioneering aviator had completed the first solo flight from Honolulu, Hawaii to Oakland, California; the 2,400-mile flight took her 18 hours, and she collected a reward of $10,000 for the feat.

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reward of $10,000 for the feat

$171,000 in today’s money.