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Man takes solo flight around the world in a plane he built himself

A 69-year-old retired pilot from Virginia decided to take the trip of a lifetime in a small plane he built himself. He flew westbound for nearly 8 days until he circled the entire planet. The daring trip was a lesson in more than just piloting. "It's a small planet and people are pretty much the same everywhere," he said. "We have a lot more likenesses than we do differences."
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