Laura Dekker gained a modicum of fame at age sixteen when she announced her intent to circumnavigate the world by boat, alone. For a girl who was literally born at sea and raised on a ship, this was a natural desire, but adults and the Dutch government had concerns. Dekker eventually succeeded in starting her journey and filmed a video diary of her expedition. These films, and several interviews with Dekker before and after the trip, comprise Jillian... More >>>