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The teenager who flew around the world

The landing at an airfield in Sofia, Bulgaria, was a momentous occasion for 17-year-old Mack Rutherford. It marked the moment he became the youngest person to ever fly around the world solo in a small aircraft. Should we all be explorers?

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