Balloonfest ’86 – Bad Ideas #38

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Cleveland was sick of being made fun of, and taken for granted. Cleveland was going to show the world what they were made of. Cleveland was going to put on….BALOONFEST!

Releasing 1.4 million balloons into the skies above the city was an ambitious plan, that required an impressive amount of engineering and effort. Unfortunately, it was also a bad idea. This is the story of that bad idea.

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