COLUMBIA - The balloon that proclaimed "Welcome Home" at the Columbia Balloon Invitational on Saturday night is a story of seven pairs of hands. Seven pairs of hands helped lay it out onto the rough grass next to Corporate Lake. Seven pairs of hands helped funnel cold and then hot air into its big, hollow belly. And after the weather turned for the worse, seven pairs of hands flattened it out, rolled it up and stuffed it into a huge blue bag.
Vet Center ballooning team shares 'Welcome Home' message
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