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Magician David Blaine To Attempt To Float Over Hudson River Using Helium Balloons

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) -- Magician David Blaine will attempt his first major live event in more than a decade.

Blaine announced he will attempt to float over the Hudson River from New Jersey to New York City while holding onto a bunch of helium balloons.

He's calling the special "Ascension."

It's set for Aug. 31 and will air on his YouTube channel.

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