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1. A 16-year-old pilot in Europe took off on Wednesday, and is trying to become the youngest person to fly solo around the world. And check this out: His 19-year-old sister just set her own record two months ago. She’s the youngest WOMAN to ever fly solo around the world.
2. A guy in South Carolina recently pulled into a gas station, because his wife had to use the bathroom. Then while he was waiting, he bought a lottery ticket . . . and won $200,000.
3. A 98-year-old guy in England always brings everyone their mail at his retirement home. So the British Post Office just gave him his own uniform.
4. A 96-year-old World War Two vet from Minnesota just got honored by France. They gave him their Legion of Honor medal for helping liberate France from the Nazis.
5. Here’s a reminder of how resilient kids are: A 10-year-old girl from Ukraine had to flee to Poland with her family. But she recently started school there, and already has a best friend. They have to use Google Translate to communicate. But even with the language barrier, her friend says all they do is laugh.