December 20th, 2009

cap, captain miss america

Laura Dekker disappeared:

I know a lot of people on my Flist were talking about this, and it just came up on my news reader:

Laura Dekker Disappears.

This is that girl who was trying to circumnavigate the globe at 14 who was blocked by the Dutch government who said she had to wait until she was 16, mainly because Dutch law requires children to be in school until that age. She apparently just vanished, supposedly on her own steam.