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By City News Service
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San Diego pilot completes 'pole to pole' circumnavigation


Last updated 8/20/2020 at 7:05pm

San Diego resident Robert DeLaurentis, an aviator and former Navy officer, described his unique journey Wednesday, Aug. 12, after completing a nine-month circumnavigation from the South Pole to the North Pole to spread a message of peace.

The 26,000-mile trip took DeLaurentis to 22 countries and six continents and was originally intended to last just five months. The coronavirus pandemic changed his plans.

“When things get difficult, you’ve got to go back to fundamentals,” DeLaurentis told City News Service. “Fundamentally, we are all human. We have more in common than we do diff...

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