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Deaf woman hopes to earn pilot’s license through scholarship program

By Janine Puhak

2018 Julia Velasquez
Instructor Andrea Hynek and Julia Velasquez enjoy a flying lesson in the high skies.

One deaf California woman with a passion for the high skies hopes to earn her pilot’s license next month through a special program at Purdue University Airport.

As Julia Velasquez prepares to take the test for the coveted license in July, she says the seven-week opportunity, made possible through a scholarship, is a dream come true.

Read more: http://www.foxnews.com/travel/2018/06/16/deaf-woman-hopes-to-earn-pilot-s-license-through-scholarship-program.html

Source: Fox 59

Photo credit - Fox 59/WTTV VIA NNS

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