The Balloon Story

A young Black child stood watching the balloon man at the County Fair. There were balloons in all colors. Suddenly, a red balloon broke loose and soared high up into the air. So many people were attracted to the incident that the vendor thought that it might be good business to let another one go. So he let a bright yellow one slip free. Then a white one. The little child stood looking at a Black balloon. Then, the child asked,

"Mister if you sent the Black one up, would it go as high as the others?"

The balloon man, with an understanding smile said,

"Sonny, it isn't the color. It's the stuff inside that makes it rise."

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