‘Up’ IRL

Kent Couch, who made headlines for traveling 235 miles in 2008 via a lawn chair lifted by balloons, plans to make a similar trip in Baghdad with Iraqi daredevil Fareed Lafta. Couch hopes the flight will "encourage [Iraqis] to dream." So, basically, this is the plot of an uplifting (no pun intended … or was it?), culturally relevant and ever so slightly politically charged Disney movie …

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