New York police ordered the balloons to fly five feet lower than usual in The Macy's Thanksgiving Parade due to weather conditions. Spiderman had a brush with balloon death when a tree tore his arm and Sonic the Hedgehog was tossed by the wind. But, the 87th annual tradition went on as scheduled.
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