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Balloon Man Regains Guinness Record

BRIGHTON, Mich. (WLNS)- Tim Thurmond, a Brighton man has burst back into the Guinness Book of World Records.

Thurmond is back in the book for blowing up 8,298 balloon animals in 24 hours. He previously held the record until a Texas man beat it by55 balloons last fall.

Thurmond recaptured his old record this weekend blowing away his competition by more than 2,000 balloons.

He began friday at 5 P.M. and didn't stop until 5 P.M. Saturday only stopping for short breaks.

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