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Charles Lindbergh and Barnstorming in Minnesota
Little known fact is Lindbergh is from Minnesota. Something else that is not well known is Otto Timm, an aircraft designer, gave Lindbergh his first ride.

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Big dreams often start in small towns. Aerial America shows how an airplane first captured Charles Lindbergh's imagination in Little Falls, Minnesota. The rest is history.

Posted by Smithsonian Channel on Thursday, July 17, 2014