They feared the worst: that the six-year-old boy inside might be injured or dead.
So of course, they put that main photo on their homepage. Was it based in ANY sort of fact? Nope. Was there a boy really in the balloon? Nope.
Turns out there was no kid inside.
He was inside his garage.
In his attic.
In a cardboard box. (Hiding because he didn’t want to be punished.)
(Now that’s an annoying kid.)
That said – FOXnews.com published this article.
attaic = Apparently they meant, “attic”.
Then this sentence, “The official said his parents were beisde themself during the search and believed the boy was in the balloon.”
How about his parents were beside themselves?
PLEASE, national news website and network – don’t be so hasty on the publishing of spelling errors and non-facts. Your credibility is already painfully sub par, now this?
Note: I realize that I have the occasional grammar or spelling error on the ‘ole blog. This is because I’m human and not an objective news source with a team of copywriters scanning my posts for errors or mistruths. And because I’m usually multitasking…