Before she left South America, Amelia made this entry in her log: "As I write this, looking out the window I can see two children playing in the sand. I would like to play too, or at least sun bake beside them." In But This Is Different, http://butthisisdifferent.com Amelia will have forty years to play with the children on Nani while she waits to keep a promise.
June 7, 1937
She left here on the 1,900 mile flight at 12:16 a. m. Central Standard Time and radioed more than four hours later that "everything is going fine." -- from the Atchison Daily Globe