Wednesday, July 28, 2010

14-year-old to set sail solo around the world

Laura Dekker
Laura Dekker poses for the media on her boat Guppy in Den Osse, south-west Netherlands, on Tuesday, July 27, 2010. A Dutch court has cleared the way for the 14-year-old to set sail on a risky solo voyage around the world. Judges at Middelburg's family court have lifted a guardianship order imposed on Dekker last year after she said she wanted to set sail alone around the world (AP/ Evert-Jan Daniels).

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