The original note and the remains of the balloon, one of many launched Sept. 27, 1988, at Southern Elementary, were placed beside the yearbook photo of Mike Rubeling, sender of that particular balloon. A note from the finder, received last month, is under Mike's photo.
The original note and the remains of the balloon, one of many launched Sept. 27, 1988, at Southern Elementary, were placed beside the yearbook photo of Mike Rubeling, sender of that particular balloon. A note from the finder, received last month, is under Mike's photo. ©2011
The original note and the remains of the balloon, one of many launched Sept. 27, 1988, at Southern Elementary, were placed beside the yearbook photo of Mike Rubeling, sender of that particular balloon. A note from the finder, received last month, is under Mike's photo. ©2011

Southern Elementary School balloon finds its way home — 23 years later

December 17, 2011 12:00 AM

UPDATED December 17, 2011 08:35 AM

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