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America celebrates the Fourth of July

A girl carries a U.S. flag as she takes part in a parade during Fourth of July Independence Day celebrations in Washington, July 4, 2019. REUTERS/Carlos Barria

A girl carries a U.S. flag as she takes part in a parade during Fourth of July Independence Day celebrations in Washington, July 4, 2019. REUTERS/Carlos Barria

A girl carries a U.S. flag as she takes part in a parade during Fourth of July Independence Day celebrations in Washington, July 4, 2019. REUTERS/Carlos Barria
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People watch the Macy's 4th of July Firework Show over the Brooklyn Bridge in New York. REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz

People watch the Macy's 4th of July Firework Show over the Brooklyn Bridge in New York. REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz

People watch the Macy's 4th of July Firework Show over the Brooklyn Bridge in New York. REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz
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President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump arrive for the "Salute to America" event at the Lincoln Memorial in Washington. REUTERS/Carlos Barria

President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump arrive for the "Salute to America" event at the Lincoln Memorial in Washington. REUTERS/Carlos Barria

President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump arrive for the "Salute to America" event at the Lincoln Memorial in Washington. REUTERS/Carlos Barria
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Joey Chestnut reacts after wining the Nathan's Famous Fourth of July International Hot Dog-Eating Contest at Coney Island in Brooklyn, New York. REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz

Joey Chestnut reacts after wining the Nathan's Famous Fourth of July International Hot Dog-Eating Contest at Coney Island in Brooklyn, New York. REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz

Joey Chestnut reacts after wining the Nathan's Famous Fourth of July International Hot Dog-Eating Contest at Coney Island in Brooklyn, New York. REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz
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Fireworks are seen over the Lincoln Memorial in Washington. REUTERS/Joshua Roberts

Fireworks are seen over the Lincoln Memorial in Washington. REUTERS/Joshua Roberts

Fireworks are seen over the Lincoln Memorial in Washington. REUTERS/Joshua Roberts
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Demonstrators burn a U.S. flag in front of the White House during a Fourth of July protest in Washington. REUTERS/Eric Thayer

Demonstrators burn a U.S. flag in front of the White House during a Fourth of July protest in Washington. REUTERS/Eric Thayer

Demonstrators burn a U.S. flag in front of the White House during a Fourth of July protest in Washington. REUTERS/Eric Thayer
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A man and a girl ride in an antique Ford automobile during the annual 4th of July parade in Barnstable Village on Cape Cod, Massachusetts. REUTERS/Mike Segar

A man and a girl ride in an antique Ford automobile during the annual 4th of July parade in Barnstable Village on Cape Cod, Massachusetts. REUTERS/Mike Segar

A man and a girl ride in an antique Ford automobile during the annual 4th of July parade in Barnstable Village on Cape Cod, Massachusetts. REUTERS/Mike Segar
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Detroit Tigers designated hitter Miguel Cabrera runs to third base on his way to score against the Chicago White Sox on a ground rule double hit by left fielder Christin Stewart (not pictured) in Chicago. Jon Durr-USA TODAY Sports

Detroit Tigers designated hitter Miguel Cabrera runs to third base on his way to score against the Chicago White Sox on a ground rule double hit by left fielder Christin Stewart (not pictured) in Chicago. Jon Durr-USA TODAY Sports

Detroit Tigers designated hitter Miguel Cabrera runs to third base on his way to score against the Chicago White Sox on a ground rule double hit by left fielder Christin Stewart (not pictured) in Chicago. Jon Durr-USA TODAY Sports
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Dancers perform on Constitution Ave in Washington. REUTERS/Go Nakamura

Dancers perform on Constitution Ave in Washington. REUTERS/Go Nakamura

Dancers perform on Constitution Ave in Washington. REUTERS/Go Nakamura
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NASA astronauts Christina Koch and Nick Hague on the International Space Station send a Fourth of July message home from space. NASA/Handout via REUTERS

NASA astronauts Christina Koch and Nick Hague on the International Space Station send a Fourth of July message home from space. NASA/Handout via REUTERS

NASA astronauts Christina Koch and Nick Hague on the International Space Station send a Fourth of July message home from space. NASA/Handout via REUTERS
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Crowds line the streets to celebrate America's 243rd birthday at the Fourth of July Parade in Independence, Iowa. REUTERS/Brenna Norman

Crowds line the streets to celebrate America's 243rd birthday at the Fourth of July Parade in Independence, Iowa. REUTERS/Brenna Norman

Crowds line the streets to celebrate America's 243rd birthday at the Fourth of July Parade in Independence, Iowa. REUTERS/Brenna Norman
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Blake Berry, 7, and Kyson Harvey, 5, play on a Slip-n-slide in Norwalk, Iowa. REUTERS/Scott Morgan

Blake Berry, 7, and Kyson Harvey, 5, play on a Slip-n-slide in Norwalk, Iowa. REUTERS/Scott Morgan

Blake Berry, 7, and Kyson Harvey, 5, play on a Slip-n-slide in Norwalk, Iowa. REUTERS/Scott Morgan
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Women in roller derby outfits skate by with national flags during Fourth of July Independence Day celebrations in Washington. REUTERS/Tom Brenner

Women in roller derby outfits skate by with national flags during Fourth of July Independence Day celebrations in Washington. REUTERS/Tom Brenner

Women in roller derby outfits skate by with national flags during Fourth of July Independence Day celebrations in Washington. REUTERS/Tom Brenner
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Fireworks illuminate the sky over the Lincoln Memorial in Washington. REUTERS/Eric Thayer

Fireworks illuminate the sky over the Lincoln Memorial in Washington. REUTERS/Eric Thayer

Fireworks illuminate the sky over the Lincoln Memorial in Washington. REUTERS/Eric Thayer
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A man on a motorized toilet drives past spectators during a Fourth of July Parade in Norwalk, Iowa. REUTERS/Scott Morgan

A man on a motorized toilet drives past spectators during a Fourth of July Parade in Norwalk, Iowa. REUTERS/Scott Morgan

A man on a motorized toilet drives past spectators during a Fourth of July Parade in Norwalk, Iowa. REUTERS/Scott Morgan
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U.S. Navy Blue Angels perform a flypast at the "Salute to America" event at the Lincoln Memorial in Washington. REUTERS/Carlos Barria

U.S. Navy Blue Angels perform a flypast at the "Salute to America" event at the Lincoln Memorial in Washington. REUTERS/Carlos Barria

U.S. Navy Blue Angels perform a flypast at the "Salute to America" event at the Lincoln Memorial in Washington. REUTERS/Carlos Barria
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People hold banners in support of President Donald Trump during Fourth of July Independence Day celebrations in Washington. REUTERS/Joshua Roberts

People hold banners in support of President Donald Trump during Fourth of July Independence Day celebrations in Washington. REUTERS/Joshua Roberts

People hold banners in support of President Donald Trump during Fourth of July Independence Day celebrations in Washington. REUTERS/Joshua Roberts
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A U.S. Air Force flypast of a B-2 stealth bomber and F-22 Raptor fighters is seen during President Donald Trump s  Salute to America  Fourth of July Independence Day celebration in Washington. REUTERS/Tom Brenner

A U.S. Air Force flypast of a B-2 stealth bomber and F-22 Raptor fighters is seen during President Donald Trump s Salute to America Fourth of July Independence Day celebration in Washington. REUTERS/Tom Brenner

A U.S. Air Force flypast of a B-2 stealth bomber and F-22 Raptor fighters is seen during President Donald Trump s Salute to America Fourth of July Independence Day celebration in Washington. REUTERS/Tom Brenner
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Aiden Butler and Micah Luethje shop for fireworks at a roadside stand in Indianola, Iowa. REUTERS/Scott Morgan

Aiden Butler and Micah Luethje shop for fireworks at a roadside stand in Indianola, Iowa. REUTERS/Scott Morgan

Aiden Butler and Micah Luethje shop for fireworks at a roadside stand in Indianola, Iowa. REUTERS/Scott Morgan
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Hadley Bellcock, 4, and Paisley McLaughlin, 4, watch marchers during the Fourth of July Parade in Norwalk, Iowa. REUTERS/Scott Morgan

Hadley Bellcock, 4, and Paisley McLaughlin, 4, watch marchers during the Fourth of July Parade in Norwalk, Iowa. REUTERS/Scott Morgan

Hadley Bellcock, 4, and Paisley McLaughlin, 4, watch marchers during the Fourth of July Parade in Norwalk, Iowa. REUTERS/Scott Morgan
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A line of Corvettes pass in the Fourth of July Parade in Norwalk, Iowa. REUTERS/Scott Morgan

A line of Corvettes pass in the Fourth of July Parade in Norwalk, Iowa. REUTERS/Scott Morgan

A line of Corvettes pass in the Fourth of July Parade in Norwalk, Iowa. REUTERS/Scott Morgan
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Miki Sudo competes in Nathan's Famous Fourth of July International Hot Dog-Eating Contest at Coney Island in Brooklyn, New York City. REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz

Miki Sudo competes in Nathan's Famous Fourth of July International Hot Dog-Eating Contest at Coney Island in Brooklyn, New York City. REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz

Miki Sudo competes in Nathan's Famous Fourth of July International Hot Dog-Eating Contest at Coney Island in Brooklyn, New York City. REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz
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Miki Sudo celebrates after winning the Nathan's Famous Fourth of July International Hot Dog-Eating Contest at Coney Island in Brooklyn, New York City. REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz

Miki Sudo celebrates after winning the Nathan's Famous Fourth of July International Hot Dog-Eating Contest at Coney Island in Brooklyn, New York City. REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz

Miki Sudo celebrates after winning the Nathan's Famous Fourth of July International Hot Dog-Eating Contest at Coney Island in Brooklyn, New York City. REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz
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The U.S. Marine Corps Silent Drill Platoon takes part in Independence Day celebrations at the Lincoln Memorial in Washington. REUTERS/Tom Brenner

The U.S. Marine Corps Silent Drill Platoon takes part in Independence Day celebrations at the Lincoln Memorial in Washington. REUTERS/Tom Brenner

The U.S. Marine Corps Silent Drill Platoon takes part in Independence Day celebrations at the Lincoln Memorial in Washington. REUTERS/Tom Brenner
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People gather at Lincoln Memorial Reflecting Pool during Fourth of July Independence Day celebrations in Washington. REUTERS/Joshua Roberts

People gather at Lincoln Memorial Reflecting Pool during Fourth of July Independence Day celebrations in Washington. REUTERS/Joshua Roberts

People gather at Lincoln Memorial Reflecting Pool during Fourth of July Independence Day celebrations in Washington. REUTERS/Joshua Roberts
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A crowd watches Independence Day celebrations in Washington. REUTERS/Eric Thayer

A crowd watches Independence Day celebrations in Washington. REUTERS/Eric Thayer

A crowd watches Independence Day celebrations in Washington. REUTERS/Eric Thayer
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A large balloon of Uncle Sam is seen on Constitution Ave during National Independence Day Parade in Washington. REUTERS/Go Nakamura

A large balloon of Uncle Sam is seen on Constitution Ave during National Independence Day Parade in Washington. REUTERS/Go Nakamura

A large balloon of Uncle Sam is seen on Constitution Ave during National Independence Day Parade in Washington. REUTERS/Go Nakamura
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People gather around the "Baby Trump" balloon during Independence Day celebrations in Washington. REUTERS/Carlos Barria

People gather around the "Baby Trump" balloon during Independence Day celebrations in Washington. REUTERS/Carlos Barria

People gather around the "Baby Trump" balloon during Independence Day celebrations in Washington. REUTERS/Carlos Barria
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A woman, wearing a sash and tiara, rides in an open-top vehicle during Independence Day celebrations in Washington. REUTERS/Eric Thayer

A woman, wearing a sash and tiara, rides in an open-top vehicle during Independence Day celebrations in Washington. REUTERS/Eric Thayer

A woman, wearing a sash and tiara, rides in an open-top vehicle during Independence Day celebrations in Washington. REUTERS/Eric Thayer
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93-year-old Mabel Wittenmeyer waves a U.S. flag as she rides in a car during the annual 4th of July parade in Barnstable Village on Cape Cod, Massachusetts. REUTERS/Mike Segar

93-year-old Mabel Wittenmeyer waves a U.S. flag as she rides in a car during the annual 4th of July parade in Barnstable Village on Cape Cod, Massachusetts. REUTERS/Mike Segar

93-year-old Mabel Wittenmeyer waves a U.S. flag as she rides in a car during the annual 4th of July parade in Barnstable Village on Cape Cod, Massachusetts. REUTERS/Mike Segar
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Women hold parasols as they take part in the Independence Day celebrations in Washington. REUTERS/Eric Thayer

Women hold parasols as they take part in the Independence Day celebrations in Washington. REUTERS/Eric Thayer

Women hold parasols as they take part in the Independence Day celebrations in Washington. REUTERS/Eric Thayer
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Men dance next to the Sikhs of America float during Fourth of July Independence Day celebrations in Washington. REUTERS/Eric Thayer

Men dance next to the Sikhs of America float during Fourth of July Independence Day celebrations in Washington. REUTERS/Eric Thayer

Men dance next to the Sikhs of America float during Fourth of July Independence Day celebrations in Washington. REUTERS/Eric Thayer
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The Berry family members, Isabel, Don, Cecil and Roger watch as a Fourth of July parade passes in Norwalk, Iowa. REUTERS/Scott Morgan

The Berry family members, Isabel, Don, Cecil and Roger watch as a Fourth of July parade passes in Norwalk, Iowa. REUTERS/Scott Morgan

The Berry family members, Isabel, Don, Cecil and Roger watch as a Fourth of July parade passes in Norwalk, Iowa. REUTERS/Scott Morgan
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Participants dressed in historical uniforms attend Independence Day celebrations in Washington. REUTERS/Eric Thayer

Participants dressed in historical uniforms attend Independence Day celebrations in Washington. REUTERS/Eric Thayer

Participants dressed in historical uniforms attend Independence Day celebrations in Washington. REUTERS/Eric Thayer
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A statue depicting President Donald Trump is unveiled near the Washington Monument during Fourth of July Independence Day celebrations in Washington. REUTERS/Carlos Barria

A statue depicting President Donald Trump is unveiled near the Washington Monument during Fourth of July Independence Day celebrations in Washington. REUTERS/Carlos Barria

A statue depicting President Donald Trump is unveiled near the Washington Monument during Fourth of July Independence Day celebrations in Washington. REUTERS/Carlos Barria
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