A history of Macy’s parade balloons

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In this 1940 file photo, a helium-inflated Superman rises over the Times Square crowd to lead the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade in 1940. (AP file)
2 of 10 In this 1940 file photo, a helium-inflated Superman rises over the Times Square crowd to lead the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade in 1940. (AP file)