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The Boy in the Balloon


In 2009, a little town in Denver called Fort Collins made international headlines. The Heene family were doing an experiment with a huge homemade balloon in their back garden when the balloon escaped its tethers and flew off. But it’s what they told the police that caused a media frenzy.

They reported that their 6 year old son had climbed inside the flyaway balloon.

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Episode 13

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