In 2009, a 13-year old girl named Laura Dekker made an extreme decision: To become the youngest person ever to sail around the world alone.
People thought she was crazy.“You’re too young”, some clamored. “You’re going to die out there”, others exclaimed. When child services heard about her plan, they went on a crusade to stop her. In this article, we show you how Laura overcame all odds to make her dreams into reality, and how you can as well.