A Vintage Photo Might Solve the Amelia Earhart Mystery Once and For All

amelia earhartA picture is worth a thousand words, but some pictures might be worth even more than that.

 

In fact, the History Channel recently revealed that a newly resurfaced vintage photo might unlock the mystery surrounding famed pilot Amelia Earhart’s disappearance over 80 years ago.



Earhart and her navigator Fred Noonan set off on a pioneering flight around the world in 1937. Unfortunately, Earhart and Noonan disappeared somewhere near Howland Island over the central Pacific Ocean. So, for the last 80 years, historians and amateur investigators have been trying to piece together what happened on Earhart’s doomed flight. Did she crash land on an obscure island? Did her plane plummet into the unforgiving Pacific Ocean? Or, as the latest news suggests, was she captured by the Japanese after crash landing on the Marshall Islands?

 

Of course, the recent release of this particularly interesting vintage photo is sending the world into a frenzy over the possibilities.

 

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Navy Vet Uses Vintage Photos to Connect Past and Present

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Max’s beautiful wife Patsy taking care of their son who was sick.

We are all made up of moments—our first steps, first words, first kiss. Over time, these moments accumulate like snowfall and shape our present reality. But misunderstandings can arise when other people fail to see all the moments that shape who we are. They don’t see why we do the things we do or make the choices we make.

 

This is where photos can help.

 

In fact, ScanMyPhotos customer Max Branscomb used photos to illustrate the beautiful connection he had, and always will have, with his wife. About a year ago, while he was chatting with friends, he realized he never really shared with them the reason why he was constantly visiting his wife in a care facility.

 

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 What People Are Saying About Their ScanMyPhotos Experience


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Join us as we share some remarkable people who shared personal narratives from the milestones in their lives as they digitized decades-past pictures with ScanMyPhotos.com.


Their stores are shared below. Click on each to experience their journey.


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