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hot air balloons in Forest Park
 
 
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Once a year Saint Louis has the Great Forest Park Balloon Race.
 
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The balloons are
 
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inflated in groups
 
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to prevent too much traffic
 
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in the sky.
 
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This year the Energizer bunny balloon didn't fly, they just inflated and deflated it (it was enormous).
 
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Ilaria and the developing one were there with me.
 
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I knew this would be something new that Ilaria would like (I'd seen it when I was a kid in St. Louis).
 
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All of the
 
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colors
 
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in the sky
 
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Towards the middle
 
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of the race
 
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there were balloons
 
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as far as you could see.
 
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Hopefully next year
 
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the developing one will get to see them too.