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    • The Autumn Balloon

    • By: Kenny Porpora
    • Narrated by: Kenny Porpora
    • Length: 7 hrs and 9 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 25
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 22
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 22

    Every autumn Kenny Porpora would watch his heartbroken mother scribble messages on balloons and release them into the sky above Long Island, one for each family member they'd lost to addiction. As the number of balloons grew, his mother fell deeper into alcoholism, drinking away her sorrows every night in front of the television, where her love of Regis Philbin provided a respite from the sadness around her.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Brilliantly Written and Inspiring

    • By Ashley Hackshaw on 06-27-17

    Regular price: $28.50