Katy loved her balloons even before she found out they were magical.  One day, they took her to a place with colors beyond her imagination.  Her heart filled with emotions she’d never known before: joy, wonder and awe, she even fell in love.

But then the other feelings came, fear, self-doubt and finally the pain of rejection on learning her true love could not return her affections.  She sunk into despair as all of her colors turned gray.

She scrambled to the wall and reached for the balloons, desperate to return to the safety and comfort of her two-dimensional world.

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