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Replica of Wright Brothers glider soars in Raleigh museum

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A new partnership will help tell the story of the Wright Brothers.

On Wednesday, the North Carolina Museum of History received a $150,000 grant from the First Flight Foundation. It also hung a reproduction of the 1911 Wright Brothers' glider at the museum.

The great-grand niece of Wilbur and Orville Wright was at the event and said the Wright Brothers' story shows what is possible when you don't care what other people think.

"A lot of people did think they were mighty nice boys but a little crazy and honestly that never phased them and I think that is why they were so successful," said Amanda Wright Lane.

Previously, the glider had been on display at the National Wright Brothers Memorial back in 2011.

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