CJ is a giant elf balloon featured in Macy's annual Thanksgiving
It’s no myth. What do you think happens to balloons that are too damaged to repair? Send them off to… live with some relatives on a farm in the country?? Cat in the Hat. Bullwinkle. Jesus, BARNEY! Stabbed and stomped down like a rabid dog. That parade route is littered with corpses of good balloons taken down by lampposts at the hands of negligent handlers.
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