6-year-old Colorado Boy Found Alive After Setting Loose Balloon

6-year-old Colorado boy found alive after setting loose balloon

Officials were concerned that a boy who drifted away from his parents' Fort Collins, Colorado, home in an experimental helium balloon may already have fallen out of the craft, an undersheriff said. The Larimer County Sheriff's Department said the helium balloon had been at the boy's family home in Fort Collins.

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