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Jo and Jim Brewer hold the red message balloon and artifacts they found Monday morning in their woods. The balloon was released after a Saturday wedding in central Nebraska and was carried by wind to rural Becida. Pioneer Photo/Molly Miron

Balloon released at wedding finds its way across four states

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Jim Brewer has always loved the short fantasy film "The Red Balloon," a silent 1956 production in which a boy follows a red balloon into adventures.


Jim said he never expected to re-enact an aspect of the story in his own woods southwest of Bemidji in Grant Valley Township.

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