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Tuesday, December 31, 2013

A fundraising effort that began earlier this year will celebrate sweet success tomorrow morning (Jan. 1) when a float dedicated to the Women Airforce Service Pilots (WASP) travels down Colorado Boulevard in Pasadena, California, as part of the 2014 Rose Parade.

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The float, titled "Our Eyes Are on the Stars," was built by Fiesta Parade Floats and is sponsored by the Wingtip-to-Wingtip Association through generous donations collected throughout 2013. It will feature 8 WASP on the float and a group walking alongside, representing the progress the United States has made in aviation, both military and commercial. The Wingtip-to-Wingtip Association hopes the publicity surrounding this effort will help draw awareness to the groundbreaking accomplishments of the WASP.

The parade begins at 8 a.m. PST, check your local listings for coverage.

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