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Charles Lindbergh, born in Detroit, Michigan, was an American aviator who made the first solo, non-stop flight across the Atlantic on May 20-21, 1927. Lindbergh won a Pulitzer Prize in 1953 for his autobiography, The Spirit of St. Louis.

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