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Nelly-B, a special shape balloon, and its crew were on base Friday morning. Paige Stubbs, the assistant director for the Gibson CDC and volunteer member of the balloon crew, said it's a lot of work to get the balloon on base and inflated, but it's very rewarding.
"A lot of children don't get to go to Balloon Fiesta," she said. "This at least gets them up close and personal."