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When Challenger Flies

Challenger is a non-releasable Bald Eagle cared for by the non-profit American Eagle Foundation. Since 1991, this majestic bird has been a free-flying educational ambassador for his recovering species in the wild. He was blown from his Louisiana nest in a storm at five weeks of age — was rescued and hand-raised by well-meaning people. As a result, he became human-imprinted for life.

The words and music of the "When Challenger Flies" song (the video sound track)
were composed and performed by James Rogers,
entertainer and songwriter (



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