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145-year-old letter, delivered by balloon, turns up in Australia

February 16, 2016, shows a tiny letter from a man to his mother flown out of Paris by hot air balloon during the Prussian siege and which has turned up in Australia's National Archives, saying it was keen to know the family's fate. AFP PHOTO / HO / NATIONAL ARCHIVES OF AUSTRALIA

 

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