Mysterious balloon unearthed

first_img Plans underway for historic Pike County celebration Email the author Book Nook to reopen Latest Stories The Hollis family covered every inch of the wonderland in an effort not to miss any of the beauty around them.But when snow begins to melt, it often leaves slush and mush behind, especially around a creekbank.It was there on the creekbank that Kim Hollis discovered a Mylar balloon that had evidently been there for some time. By Jaine Treadwell The Penny Hoarder Issues “Urgent” Alert: 6 Companies… A snowfall makes everything beautiful.When snow unexpectedly blanketed Pike County on Feb. 12, Kim Hollis and her family took the opportunity to meander through the woodlands and along the creekbank around their home near Banks.The snow had transformed the usually bare winterscape into a rare Southern winter wonderland. By The Penny Hoarder The message balloon with a poignant and mysterious message inside was found because of a rare snowfall and a family’s desire to enjoy the beauty around them.“But washed visible by the slush of a Southern snowfall was something of even greater beauty, a child’s message of love for his or her mother and a prayer for angels to watch over her.” You Might Like Capturing baptism Caroline Davis’ underwater baptism photographs so impressed those who attended the “Celebrating Contemporary Art in Alabama: The Nature of Being… read morecenter_img Troy falls to No. 13 Clemson Sponsored Content Remember America’s heroes on Memorial Day Around the WebMd: Do This Immediately if You Have Acid Reflux (Watch Now)Healthy LifestyleIf You Have Ringing Ears Do This Immediately (Ends Tinnitus)Healthier LivingHave an Enlarged Prostate? Urologist Reveals: Do This Immediately (Watch)Healthier LivingWomen Only: Stretch This Muscle to Stop Bladder Leakage (Watch)Healthier LivingRemoving Moles & Skin Tags Has Never Been This EasyEssential HealthMost 10 Rarest Skins for FortniteTCGThe content you see here is paid for by the advertiser or content provider whose link you click on, and is recommended to you by Revcontent. As the leading platform for native advertising and content recommendation, Revcontent uses interest based targeting to select content that we think will be of particular interest to you. We encourage you to view your opt out options in Revcontent’s Privacy PolicyWant your content to appear on sites like this?Increase Your Engagement Now!Want to report this publisher’s content as misinformation?Submit a ReportGot it, thanks!Remove Content Link?Please choose a reason below:Fake NewsMisleadingNot InterestedOffensiveRepetitiveSubmitCancel Published 9:20 pm Wednesday, March 31, 2010 Print Article “It was covered in mud and I was lucky to see it,” Hollis said. “I thought that it must be one of the message balloons that schools and churches send up. And it was.”Inside the balloon was a muddy and ragged piece of paper with a message in a child’s handwriting.“The message read, ‘ God I would like you to help the people in Hatia and all the other children and people that need help in the world. Thanks,’” Hollis said.“And what was even more moving was what was written on the back. ‘Keep the angels over my mother.’ That made me wonder if the mother of the child, who wrote the message and sent up the balloon, was in Haiti and was a victim of the earthquake that hit Haiti in January.” Mysterious balloon unearthed Pike County Sheriff’s Office offering community child ID kitslast_img

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