♪♫ The Anniversary of the Wright brothers (Photo)
One hundred and seven years ago, two bicycle mechanics pieced together a contraption made from wood, wire and cloth and -- somehow -- managed to get the thing in the air. The Wright Flyer took off Dec. 17, 1903, at Kill Devil Hills near Kitty Hawk, N.C. The plane remained aloft for 12 seconds and 120 feet. And like that, the world became a smaller place for all of us. (Play the Frank Sinatra for back round music to go along with the photos of the two men who took us into the air:)
| December 17, 2010; 8:07 AM ET
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