An annual hot air balloon festival filled up the sky in New Mexico. 

One woman has been attending the event for years, but this time was special because she took flight for the first time. 

Jean Jorgensin, 85, loves going to the Balloon Fiesta in New Mexico. 

She has been doing it on and off for the past four decades, when Fiesta first took flight. 

Jorgensin said she has enjoyed watching Fiesta grow over the years, with new balloons and new events. 

This past weekend, her chance to take flight finally came. 

“At my age, I’m just kind of nervous about it, I should have done this years ago,” she said. 

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