The Internet has been captivated by news of a balloon flying over Colorado this afternoon that was believed to be carrying a 6-year-old boy. Fortunately, this story has a happy ending: the boy has been found safe and at home.
As the story has been developing, more details have emerged. The boy’s name is Falcon Heene, and his family was featured on the ABC reality show Wife Swap. His father, Richard Heene, is known to be a storm chaser.