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'Cluster Balloon' Daredevils Attempt Record Flight

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In the Pixar movie Up, a man lifts his house up and away using a huge bundle of colorful balloons. Real-life "cluster ballooners" attempted last weekend to break the world record for longest tandem cluster balloon flight. The duo — an American and an Iraqi — took off from a parking lot in Oregon and hoped to make it to Montana. The weather didn't cooperate.
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