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Brazil's Ballooning Death Count

So, do you remember that time when you did one too many hits off the gravity bong and you decided to a walk outside to get some fresh air, but then you bugged out and ran back inside because you thought you saw a priest being carried away by a bunch of helium party balloons?

In Brazil, well, that shit happens all the time. And sometimes, it ends tragically.

Roman Catholic Rev. Adelir Antonio de Carli has been missing since Sunday, when he lifted off from the port city of Paranagua wearing a helmet, an aluminum thermal flight suit, waterproof coveralls and a parachute. He was seeking to break a record for the longest time in-flight with helium-filled party balloons.


Sometimes life is just one big Benny Hill episode. And, yes, those are his balloons that were found floating in the ocean. Somebody better grab them before some seagulls choke.

Hope For Finding Brazilian Priest Deflates [NY Post]

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