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A Teen's Solo Voyage Around the World

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This is one of my top staff picks. Absolutely amazing that a girl so young could achieve this, traveling around the world for 2 years solo in a small 40 foot yacht facing everything from thunder storms, huge seas and broken masts. The scenery captured is awesome, giving us a glimpse of a part ...Read more

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