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Old 10-16-2009, 12:06 AM   #1
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6 year old in runaway balloon...

I watched the reports on the news and the tearful reunion between father and son. It was so lucky that this little boy only let the balloon loose and didn't get into like they originally thought...

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Colorado authorities launched an extensive hunt Thursday for a 6-year-old boy they feared had been carried away in a flying homemade balloon -- only to find the boy back at home in the attic over the garage.

The case mystified authorities for several hours Thursday, first in chasing the flying-saucer-shaped balloon across two counties before it crashed gently in a dirt field. Then, after the balloon turned up empty, authorities shifted to a ground search for the boy, fearing he may have fallen out in flight.

The harrowing scene played out live on TV, until police announced that the boy had been hiding in a cardboard box at home the whole time.

"It was a miracle to see him," his mother, Mayumi Heene, told reporters Thursday evening while grasping her three boys, including the 6-year-old, Falcon.
Beautiful... mom and dad almost get away with the stunt to garner attention for dad's invention. Watch the video clip...


The Balloon Boy Show - Roger Catlin | TV Eye

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Old 10-16-2009, 12:15 AM   #2
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I didn't read the whole article... But, if I were in charge of things, Dad and Mom would have just inherited a nice big fat bill to pay for the deployment of the National Guard, Police, Fire and all other EMS personnel plus a jail term and a ruling stating that he is NEVER to "invent" ANYTHING for the rest of his natural life.

"Did it for the show" Pshhhh. Worked out real well for ya didn't it Skippy! I love how truthful and innocent children are. I say we let them run things for a while!

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Old 10-16-2009, 12:50 AM   #3
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What a douce! Priceless the way the parents acted when thew kid said "It was for show". Dads a dirtbag for continuing to try and cover it up.
What an idiot!
X2 on giving them the bill!
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Old 10-16-2009, 04:39 AM   #4
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GIVE HIM THE BILL! I guess after your 15 minutes of fame, youll do anything to be back infront of the camera. By the way who names their kid Falcon. At 6 years old who has the attention span to stay in the garage for that long. Parents need to be beaten!
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Old 10-17-2009, 07:32 PM   #5
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little bugger was hiding in the garage..lol
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Old 10-17-2009, 08:05 PM   #6
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Full on scam if you ask me. Nothing like exploiting your children for attention.
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Charges are expected. Let me dig up the newest link.
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Sheriff: Criminal charges coming against Richard Heene, wife for 'balloon boy' incident

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Richard Heene and wife Mayumi spent several hours with the Larimer County Sheriff going over the hard-to-swallow story on Saturday.

Sheriff Jim Alderden then emerged to say he anticipated filing misdemeanor charges against one or both parents in the near future.

Alderden did not say what the charges would be or when they would come, but did say neither parent will be arrested.

The Federal Aviation Administration, however, may still file federal charges against the Heenes for the flying-saucer flap that grounded commercial air traffic around Denver for two hours on Thursday, the sheriff said.
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Tiny, will you ask cain to build me a paper flying saucer? C'mon please?
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Just released...... They are charging them! Ha serves them right!
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Didnt I see build plans for
that in magazines many many
years ago along with x-ray glasses
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Nice avatar cain! Whatch the movie on the net yet? Reminds me of low grade 70's porn. He does resemble Dr. House doesn't he.

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