CNN PRODUCER NOTE giolopez photographed the three-day 25th Annual Hudson Hot Air Affair in Hudson, Wisconsin, that took place over the weekend of February 7th. "The Hudson Hot Air Affair is the premiere winter ballooning event and winter festival in the Midwest," he said. Despite temperatures of -13 degrees, this iReporter, Giovanny Lopez, was very excited for the event. "The entire weekend was between the single digits, and people were very excited about the balloons. I felt like a little kid when I saw these colorful monsters because it was my first time seeing such a thing," he said.
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