A balloon released by a student of the Poplar Bluff Kindergarten Center traveled over 350 miles northeast to Frankfort, Kentucky! Nathan Wells discovered the remains of a red balloon and red string while crossing the parking lot of one of the warehouses he maintains for Tierney Storage in the Capitol city of Kentucky. He noticed the attached note, which listed the Kindergarten Center address and teacher Tonya Hill’s name. Hill says the kids were very excited, and she put it in perspective for them using a map. Earlier this month, Wells’ fiancée posted a photo of the discovery on the Poplar Bluff Schools Facebook page. The kindergartners released the balloons during Red Ribbon Week at the end of October.
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