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That Time Cleveland Released 1.5 Million Balloons and Chaos Ensued

gizmodo.com — Balloons! They're fun, delightfully whimsical environmental disasters. But in 1986, a mass balloon release in Cleveland went really, really wrong, when 1.5 million helium-filled floaters were let loose into the sky, got caught in a storm, drifted down to earth, and caused a hell of a lot of problems.
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That Time Cleveland Released 1.5 Million Balloons and Chaos Ensued

gizmodo.com — Balloons! They're fun, delightfully whimsical environmental disasters. And in 1986, a mass balloon release in Cleveland went really, really wrong, when 1.5 million helium-filled floaters were let loose into the sky, got caught in a storm, drifted down to earth, and caused a hell of a lot of problems.