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Hydrogen Man [ITM, 07/08]

As featured in The Irish Times Magazine, Saturday July 12th 2008. IN APRIL 2008, a daredevil Brazilian priest took to the skies, armed with a cluster of 1,000 helium balloons and a satellite phone. His balloons were found scattered in the ocean but Fr de Carli is no more. One wonders if the late priest […]
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