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Balloon ride fulfills commitment of nearly two years standing for couple

Friday was a cold day in Carson City, but a bit warmer over it as a couple from the community got a hot-air balloon ride stemming from a silent auction in February 2011.Jeff Haliczer of Empty Pockets, LLC, pilot of his balloon Synchronicity, took Dr. Mehdi “Matti” Vazeen and Ashley Vazeen for a morning ride from the parking lot behind the Department of Motor Vehicles building to a north Carson City neighborhood.“We ended up just north of College (Parkway) in a neighborhood,” said Haliczer, a certified balloon pilot and a special education teacher at Reno’s Wooster High School.“We took it …

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