SOAR

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PHOTO PROMPT © Ted Strutz

Ever since she was a little girl, she had been fascinated with planes and wondered what it would be like to fly one.  Amelia Earthart and Bessie Coleman were her heroines.

When she was older, much to her parents’ astonishment, she enrolled in aviation school.  She became one of the school’s top students.  When she graduated, she vowed, “One day I will open a flight school for women and girls.”

After both parents died, she used her inheritance to open SOAR, her own school of aviation.  And thanks to her, the number of women airline pilots has been climbing steadily.

100 Words

This was written for the Friday Fictioneers challenge hosted by Rochelle Wisoff-Fields For more details, visit Here.  To read other stories based on this week’s prompt, visit Here.

32 comments

  1. I love your story. I watched, “Captain Marvel” last night (in a bit of synchronicity with the photo) which has at least two excellent female pilot heroes featured prominently.

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    • I wanted the story to be authentic. Yes, happily, there are female pilots and I’m sure over time, there will be more in other areas as well. Thanks, Suzanne. I’m happy you thought the story was good and well written 🙂

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