2023 has already seen its fair share of odd experiences, like the frozen shark washing up on a Cape Cod beach and the doomsday clock ticking closer to midnight, just to name a few.

But the weirdest experience to date is following the national headlines surrounding the “spy balloon” that was flying over the country.

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For Michael, the mysterious spy balloon had him reminiscing about the viral “balloon boy hoax” back in 2009, when Richard and Mayumi Heene claimed their six-year-old son, Falcon, was trapped inside a homemade, helium-filled gas balloon shaped like a flying saucer.

It made national headlines and it was quickly discovered that the entire story of the “balloon boy” being stuck in the flying saucer was fabricated. But it made for quite an interesting story and gave us this cringe-worthy news cast on the Today Show.

While the flyer saucer was a hoax, the alleged spy balloon of 2023 was real. On Saturday, the US Navy shot down the balloon, and the week’s long debacle came to a halt.

What was it doing? Why was it here? Plenty of questions were asked and few were answered, but it got the morning show thinking: What would it see if this giant “spy balloon” flew over the SouthCoast?

The balloon’s path never made it to New England, a fact that I’m admittedly relieved about, but what kind of intel could this balloon have potentially collected while flying over our area?

We decided to ask the community, and the community did not disappoint.

A Dozen Things a Spy Balloon Would See If It Flew Over the SouthCoast

The spy balloon heard 'round the world is making headlines, so we got curious. We asked you, "What would the spy balloon see if it flew over the SouthCoast?" Your answers did not dissapoint.

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