Helium is at a premium this Thanksgiving

Erika Beras Nov 22, 2018
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The Pikachu balloon floats during the 92nd annual Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade on Nov. 22, 2018 in New York City.  Kena Betancur/Getty Images

Helium is at a premium this Thanksgiving

Erika Beras Nov 22, 2018
The Pikachu balloon floats during the 92nd annual Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade on Nov. 22, 2018 in New York City.  Kena Betancur/Getty Images
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The Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade attracts millions of viewers, there for the floats, the songs and character balloons like Charlie Brown and Pikachu, some as tall as five stories. Those balloons are full of helium, a non-renewable resource of which there is a shortage — or is there?

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