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Armless pilot to speak in Wausau

Jessica Cox is first woman to fly airplane with her feet

1:13 AM, Feb. 16, 2013
Motivational speaker Jessica Cox, who learned to fly without having arms, will visit Wausau on Monday and Tuesday. She'll speak at a public event Monday evening at Wausau Downtown Airport.
Motivational speaker Jessica Cox, who learned to fly without having arms, will visit Wausau on Monday and Tuesday. She'll speak at a public event Monday evening at Wausau Downtown Airport.
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The first woman ever to fly an airplane with her feet will visit Wausau thanks to the efforts of a Mosinee High School student, a retired teacher and a local car dealer.

Jessica Cox of Tucson, Ariz., who was born without arms, will share stories about how she became a pilot, a taekwondo black belt and a scuba diver. Cox, 30, who earns a living as a motivational speaker, will give a public presentation at 7 p.m. Monday at the Wausau Downtown Airport and will speak to students from Wausau East, Wausau West, Newman Catholic and Mosinee high schools.

The organizer of the event, Syd Cohen of Wausau, first ...

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