John Hippolito, balloon chairman for the 80th McDonald’s Thanksgiving Day Parade, talks about his job, preparations for the parade and the worldwide helium shortage.
A Gingerbread Man balloon is part of the 2012 McDonald’s Thanksgiving Parade (Antonio Perez / Chicago Tribune)
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The updated URL is chicagofestivals.org :)
i have Ben doing this parade the last 12 years and yes we do train to carry a balloon its so much fun let me tell u
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