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The PNC American Flag balloon is raised in honor of America for Independence Day on the De Baun Athletic Complex at Stevens Institute of Technology on July 3, 2012 in Hoboken, New Jersey. The 53 by 78 foot balloon is the world's largest free-flying American flag, weighs 530 pounds and is being flown in the upcoming 30th annual NJ Festival of Ballooning. (Photo by Michael Bocchieri/Getty Images)

World's largest free-flying flag to soar over NJ

The world's largest free-flying American flag, weighing 530 pounds and measuring 53 by 78 feet, is

being flown in honor of Independence Day and the upcoming 30th annual NJ Festival of Ballooning in Hoboken, NJ.