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Father relieved 'balloon boy' safe


The father of a six-year-old boy who sparked a massive search and rescue operation when he was thought to have been carried away by a helium balloon has spoken to reporters.

Falcon Heene was discovered hiding in a box in his family's attic, after the balloon deflated and landed in a dirt field after a two-hour flight.

Falcon's father Richard Heene spoke of his relief at finding his son was okay.


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