A tiny sliver of bone found on a remote Pacific atoll may finally solve the riddle of the disappearance of Amelia Earhart, according to a story in The Telegraph. Researchers from The International Group for Historic Aircraft Recovery (TIGHAR) found the bone at the site of a castaway’s encampment on the uninhabited island of Nikumaroro, along with the remains of a 1930s woman’s compact – complete with residue of the makeup – a small bottle made in New Jersey in 1933 with the remnants of what appears to be hand lotion, a zip made in Pennsylvania in the mid-1930s and of a design that was never exported, and a broken pocket knife of the same brand that was listed in an inventory of Earhart’s aircraft.
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