Gateshead boy releases a birthday balloon which is found by a couple - in Las Vegas
A Gateshead schoolboy’s birthday balloon travelled an incredible 5,000 miles across the Atlantic Ocean to be found in Las Vegas.
Cole Bell, nine, sent off a balloon for his birthday on July 16 from his home in Gateshead and the helium balloon was found more than 5,00 miles away by a couple in Las Vegas.
His mum Lois Bell, 32, said almost every year they send off a balloon with Cole’s name, age and other details.
Lois said: “We send off a helium balloon almost every year, I think we only missed maybe a few times.
“I didn’t expect to hear anything back.”
Lois received the decorated... read more
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