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CEMENT, OK – It was their first Father's day without him. A widow and her daughter in Cement, Oklahoma, released a balloon, with a note attached, at the grave of their beloved husband and father.  They found the "letter to heaven" 25 miles away at the family's home.

On the first Father’s Day since Johnny Seibold’s funeral, Saige and Sandy paid a visit to his burial site near the town of Sterling. Sandy thought it might be helpful that afternoon to release a bunch of balloons with a message. It took a few hours for them to make the 25 mile drive north, back home to Cement.

Saige went downhill from their house to the pasture where she and her father often worked together. There, tangled in a fence, was her message.

“It was right here,” says Saige pointing to a section of barbed wire a few hundred feet from the house.

The same letter she’d released earlier that day had flown on a southerly breeze straight home.

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