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Byline: Aaron Davis
SAN JOSE, Calif. _ Exactly 64 years to the day after Amelia Earhart first took off from the Bay Area attempting to fly around the world, a team announced its plans to recover her ill-fated plane from the bottom of the Pacific Ocean.
If successful, the multimillion-dollar expedition would rival the recent discoveries of the Titanic and the Liberty Bell 7 space capsule.
But unlike those high-profile stories where the original sinking was witnessed by hundreds of people, locating the plane Earhart vanished in on July 2, 1937, would lay to rest decades of imaginative myths about what happened to the famed aviatrix.
And there are penty of stories: During World War II, American GIs reported spotting …