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Balloon Boy Saga's Predecessor Was Edgar Allan Poe's Fake Balloon Story In 1844

First Posted: 03/18/10 06:12 AM ET Updated: 05/25/11 03:25 PM ET

Allan Poe

The Morning Delivery:

Now that we know we've all been hoodwinked into believing six-year old Falcon Heene might have been in the runaway helium balloon, it is worth noting that this wasn't the only hoax involving a balloon in which the media helped perpetuate.

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