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Seeley Lake resident reaches new heights

 

January 28, 2021

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Dottie Wood crosses off the last item on her bucket list as she begins her 1,000 foot ascension into the sky with the help of Paws Up Hot Air Balloon Pilot Morghan Chando. From left are her daughter Paula Harvey, Wood and Chando.

SEELEY LAKE - As part of the last item on her bucket list, resident Dottie Wood, 91, had the opportunity of a lifetime to ride in a hot air balloon free of charge.

"It was an experience [...] that I thought I would never get to do," Wood said.

Wood said riding in a hot air balloon was on her bucket list because she liked the idea of exploring the world in a similar fashion to the movie "Around the World in 80 Days."

"I thought that would really be something, to go around the world and not have the noise of the airplanes and just float," she said. "If I were 20 years old, I'd learn to fly a...



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