With her co-pilot, Carol Foy, by her side, CarolAnn Garratt recently smashed the around-the-world speed record in a light, single-engine plane. It’s a record that stood for more than 20 years.
They flew 24,000 miles in 8 days, and they did it to raise awareness for ALS. The disease took the life of CarolAnn’s mother. So, CarolAnn (pictured, right) climbed into a plane and flew around the world, raising awareness and $80,000 for research.
She decided to do it again to help even more. Listen as she recounts what it was like to spend that much time in a small cockpit. Did she feel like Amelia Earhart? Her answer will surprise you. Enjoy this visit with the modern-day Charles Lindbergh.