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September 2, 2004
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Balloon pilot Val Faviccio keeps her hand on the gas burner as her crew steadies the gondola while a giant balloon stands up recently at North Idaho College. It was too windy to fly, so they laid it back down and put it away.Balloon pilot Val Faviccio keeps her hand on the gas burner as her crew steadies the gondola while a giant balloon stands up recently at North Idaho College. It was too windy to fly, so they laid it back down and put it away.