Volunteers learn how to handle balloons for the upcoming Thanksgiving Day parade in Detroit. Dawn Uhl-Zifilippo hide caption

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Up, Up And Away: Balloon School For Parade Newbies

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The wreckage of a hot air balloon and its gondola lay in a field near Luxor, Egypt, on Tuesday. A fire and subsequent crash killed many of those who were aboard the tourist flight. Reuters /Landov hide caption

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