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Brazilians Claim Father of Aviation

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Brazilians Claim Father of Aviation

Brazilians Claim Father of Aviation

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Brazil and the United States both claim roles in the origins of modern aviation. The United States says it was the Wright brothers who first flew an airplane. NPR's Martin Kaste reports on Brazil's version of the facts.