Dumb Questions Reporters Ask

You don’t know this about me, but when I was a kid, I was painfully shy. Like, so shy I physically tried to hide behind my mother, even after I had grown a few inches taller than her. So, the fact that I spoke up against a teacher at school one day was kind of shocking for everybody. But I wasn’t going to let that teacher tell people the wrong story. Nope. She had her facts wrong, and that particular story meant the world to me.

You see, my teacher tried to tell the kids in my class that Amelia Earhart was the first woman to fly around the world. And I happened to know for a…