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Published July 03, 2012, 12:00 AM

Flag Hot Air Balloon

Javier Fernandez, left, and Deanna Wetmore hold a rope as they help a crew flying a hot air balloon draped with the colors of the U.S. flag at Stevens Institute of Technology, Tuesday, July 3, 2012, in Hoboken, N.J. The balloon, which is part of the Quick Chek New Jersey Festival of Ballooning held at the end of of July at Solberg Airport in Readington, N.J., flew in honor of the Fourth of July holiday. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)

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