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13yr old girl wants to sail around the world alone

Her parents are fighting the Dutch Coucil for Child Protection to let her launch her dream of becoming the youngest solo sailor to circumnavigate the globe. What parent in their right mind would allow this?

 
sammiesmom2000

Asked by sammiesmom2000 at 8:57 AM on Aug. 27, 2009 in General Parenting

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  • Oh hell no, there are still pirates/terrorist out there, plus incliment weather, she can't even drive a car much less a boat!
    MommaRox4683

    Answer by MommaRox4683 at 8:59 AM on Aug. 27, 2009

  • sammiesmom2000

    Answer by sammiesmom2000 at 8:58 AM on Aug. 27, 2009

  • Remeber the 13 year old girl who did an around the world flight?? She died. This is just stupid
    Zakysmommy

    Answer by Zakysmommy at 9:02 AM on Aug. 27, 2009

  • wow, that's really dumb!
    Wheepingchree

    Answer by Wheepingchree at 9:05 AM on Aug. 27, 2009

  • obviously, the parents ARE NOT in their right minds. So, the question is irrelevent...lol!

    Imagine how they will feel is something terrible happens to their daughter. I bet she will have some kind of boat near by though keeping an eye out.
    samurai_chica

    Answer by samurai_chica at 9:15 AM on Aug. 27, 2009

  • Why not let her go. I'm sure she's trained and prepared to go. If she dies, she'll die happy, knowing she gave it her best. IF she fails, she can still say she tried.
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 9:19 AM on Aug. 27, 2009

  • I won't even let my daughter go to Disneyland with her troop. No freaking way.
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 9:39 AM on Aug. 27, 2009

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