“If you’ve ever loosed a balloon into the sky, by accident or on purpose, you have probably had that uncanny feeling that you’ve done something simple but irreversible; no matter how high you jump, the balloon will forever be out of your grasp.”
In 1986, the United Way of Cleveland released 1.5 million helium balloons into the air as a part of a world-record breaking fundraiser. What ensued was something both beautiful and tragic.
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(Article via BeautifulDecay.com)