Amelia Rose Earhart's Journey One Year Later
Amelia is a passionate aviatrix, philanthropist and news anchor for the local NBC affiliate in Denver, Colorado., where she resides with her Chiweenie, Nubbin. In 2013 Amelia started the Fly With Amelia Foundation, which grants flight scholarships to girls ages 16-18 and supports the advancement of general aviation opportunities. Amelia took her first flying lesson on June 2, 2004, and obtained her pilot's license in a Cessna 172. In 2012, she recreated her namesake's transcontinental flight from Oakland, California, to Miami, Florida, as a completion of her instrument training hours. Amelia was born in Downey, California, and grew up in cities throughout California, Colorado and Kansas.