The Heene family from Colorado live life on the edge. Wife Mayumi and storm scientist Richard take their three kids, Bradford, Ryo and Falcon, out of school to go on storm chasing missions to prove Richard's theories about magnetic fields and gravity. If conditions are right, Mayumi wakes her family by shouting "Storm Approaching, Storm Approaching!" into a bullhorn. The family sleep in their clothes so they can leap out of bed and into the storm-mobile. At home the family is as chaotic as a twister: the kids have no table manners and throw themselves around the house, and while Richard devotes every moment to his research, he expects Mayumi to cook, clean and run the house without any help. Meanwhile on a quiet street in Connecticut, the Martel family -- wife Karen, husband Jay and their two kids, Max and Dean -- live a life of calm and safety. Dad is so committed to safety that he runs a child-proofing business devoted to identifying dangers and risks and making sure kids stay out ... Written by
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A year later the Heene family made worldwide headlines on October 15, 2009 when it was thought their six year-old son Falcon drifted away in a large helium balloon. It deflated two hours later 80 kilometers away but it was found out he was hiding in the house's for the whole time. See more