Great Falls Balloon Festival takes flight

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The shaped balloons begin to fill their envelopes and prepare to take off Friday morning for the first launch of the 20th annual Great Falls Balloon Festival.

Russ Dillingham/Sun Journal

A pair of balloon look for a place to land in the outskirts of Lewiston and Sabattus during the 20th annual Great Falls Balloon Festival.

Russ Dillingham/Sun Journal

Balloons begin to take shape Friday morning as they fill their envelopes for the first launch of the 20th annual Great Falls Balloon Festival.

Russ Dillingham/Sun Journal

A pair of balloon look for a place to land in the outskirts of Lewiston and Sabattus during the 20th annual Great Falls Balloon Festival.

Russ Dillingham/Sun Journal

Balloons begin to take off for the first launch of the 20th annual Great Falls Balloon Festival.

Russ Dillingham/Sun Journal

Balloons begin to take shape Friday morning as they fill their envelopes for the first launch of the 20th annual Great Falls Balloon Festival.

Russ Dillingham/Sun Journal

Balloons begin to take off for the first launch of the 20th annual Great Falls Balloon Festival.

Russ Dillingham/Sun Journal

The shaped balloons begin to fill their envelopes and prepare to take off Friday morning for the first launch of the 20th annual Great Falls Balloon Festival.

Russ Dillingham/Sun Journal

Balloons begin to take shape Friday morning as they fill their envelopes for the first launch of the 20th annual Great Falls Balloon Festival.

Russ Dillingham/Sun Journal

The shaped balloons begin to fill their envelopes and prepare to take off Friday morning for the first launch of the 20th annual Great Falls Balloon Festival.

For live video from the 20th Annual Great Falls Balloon Festival and more news and photos, visit our Balloon Festival home page!

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Check back in later this afternoon to watch a video from this morning's launch.

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