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FILE- This July 5, 2008, file phot,o shows Kent Couch riding a lawn chair tied to more than 150 giant party balloons after taking off from his gas staition in Bend, Ore. Couch is planning to fly again July 14, this time in a tandem rig with Iraqi adventurer Fareed Lafta. The flight is a warm-up for a planned tandem flight this fall over Iraq. (AP Photo by Jeff Barnard, File)

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