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The Fourth of July

People gather to watch fireworks at the East River State Park in Williamsburg, Brooklyn to celebrate Independence Day in New York City.

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People gather to watch fireworks at the East River State Park in Williamsburg, Brooklyn to celebrate Independence Day in New York City. REUTERS/Stephen Yang

People gather to watch fireworks at the East River State Park in Williamsburg, Brooklyn to celebrate Independence Day in New York City. REUTERS/Stephen Yang
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People gather by the beach at Coney Island.

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People gather by the beach at Coney Island. REUTERS/Stephen Yang

People gather by the beach at Coney Island. REUTERS/Stephen Yang
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President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump stand during the National Anthem during a picnic for military families at the White House in Washington.

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President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump stand during the National Anthem during a picnic for military families at the White House in Washington. REUTERS/Joshua Roberts

President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump stand during the National Anthem during a picnic for military families at the White House in Washington. REUTERS/Joshua Roberts
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A boy throws candies from a vintage car as he rides on Main Street in the annual Fourth of July parade in Barnstable Village on Cape Cod, Massachusetts. REUTERS/Mike Segar

A boy throws candies from a vintage car as he rides on Main Street in the annual Fourth of July parade in Barnstable Village on Cape Cod, Massachusetts. REUTERS/Mike Segar

A boy throws candies from a vintage car as he rides on Main Street in the annual Fourth of July parade in Barnstable Village on Cape Cod, Massachusetts. REUTERS/Mike Segar
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People gather on the beach at Coney Island in New York City.

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People gather on the beach at Coney Island in New York City. REUTERS/Stephen Yang

People gather on the beach at Coney Island in New York City. REUTERS/Stephen Yang
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Military families wearing "Trump 45" shirts walk after watching an Independence Day fireworks display at the White House.

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Military families wearing "Trump 45" shirts walk after watching an Independence Day fireworks display at the White House. REUTERS/Joshua Roberts

Military families wearing "Trump 45" shirts walk after watching an Independence Day fireworks display at the White House. REUTERS/Joshua Roberts
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People watch fireworks at the National Mall in Washington.

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People watch fireworks at the National Mall in Washington. REUTERS/Toya Sarno Jordan

People watch fireworks at the National Mall in Washington. REUTERS/Toya Sarno Jordan
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Children in costumes march down Main Street during the annual Fourth of July parade in Barnstable Village on Cape Cod, Massachusetts. REUTERS/Mike Segar

Children in costumes march down Main Street during the annual Fourth of July parade in Barnstable Village on Cape Cod, Massachusetts. REUTERS/Mike Segar

Children in costumes march down Main Street during the annual Fourth of July parade in Barnstable Village on Cape Cod, Massachusetts. REUTERS/Mike Segar
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The annual Nathan's Hot Dog Eating Contest in Brooklyn, New York City. REUTERS/Stephen Yang

The annual Nathan's Hot Dog Eating Contest in Brooklyn, New York City. REUTERS/Stephen Yang

The annual Nathan's Hot Dog Eating Contest in Brooklyn, New York City. REUTERS/Stephen Yang
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Two children ride on a mini all terrain vehicle down Main Street during the annual Fourth of July parade in Barnstable Village on Cape Cod, Massachusetts.

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Two children ride on a mini all terrain vehicle down Main Street during the annual Fourth of July parade in Barnstable Village on Cape Cod, Massachusetts. REUTERS/Mike Segar

Two children ride on a mini all terrain vehicle down Main Street during the annual Fourth of July parade in Barnstable Village on Cape Cod, Massachusetts. REUTERS/Mike Segar
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Competitive eater Michelle Lesco competes in the annual Nathan's Hot Dog Eating Contest in Brooklyn, New York City. REUTERS/Stephen Yang

Competitive eater Michelle Lesco competes in the annual Nathan's Hot Dog Eating Contest in Brooklyn, New York City. REUTERS/Stephen Yang

Competitive eater Michelle Lesco competes in the annual Nathan's Hot Dog Eating Contest in Brooklyn, New York City. REUTERS/Stephen Yang
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People gather on the beach at Coney Island in New York City.

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People gather on the beach at Coney Island in New York City. REUTERS/Stephen Yang

People gather on the beach at Coney Island in New York City. REUTERS/Stephen Yang
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Edwin Cauale, 10, celebrates Independence Day with his family in Owl's Head park in New York City.

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Edwin Cauale, 10, celebrates Independence Day with his family in Owl's Head park in New York City. REUTERS/Stephen Yang

Edwin Cauale, 10, celebrates Independence Day with his family in Owl's Head park in New York City. REUTERS/Stephen Yang
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President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump greet people during a picnic for military families at the White House.

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President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump greet people during a picnic for military families at the White House. REUTERS/Joshua Roberts

President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump greet people during a picnic for military families at the White House. REUTERS/Joshua Roberts
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The words to "God Bless America" are displayed on a teleprompter during fireworks at the White House.

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The words to "God Bless America" are displayed on a teleprompter during fireworks at the White House. REUTERS/Joshua Roberts

The words to "God Bless America" are displayed on a teleprompter during fireworks at the White House. REUTERS/Joshua Roberts
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People watch fireworks at the National Mall in Washington.

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People watch fireworks at the National Mall in Washington. REUTERS/Toya Sarno Jordan

People watch fireworks at the National Mall in Washington. REUTERS/Toya Sarno Jordan
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Children play in Owl's Head park in New York City.

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Children play in Owl's Head park in New York City. REUTERS/Stephen Yang

Children play in Owl's Head park in New York City. REUTERS/Stephen Yang
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A woman uses a fan with the U.S. flag on it before the arrival of President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump at a picnic for military families at the White House.

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A woman uses a fan with the U.S. flag on it before the arrival of President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump at a picnic for military families at the White House. REUTERS/Joshua Roberts

A woman uses a fan with the U.S. flag on it before the arrival of President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump at a picnic for military families at the White House. REUTERS/Joshua Roberts
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President Donald Trump signs autographs during a picnic for military families at the White House.

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President Donald Trump signs autographs during a picnic for military families at the White House. REUTERS/Joshua Roberts

President Donald Trump signs autographs during a picnic for military families at the White House. REUTERS/Joshua Roberts
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Idalia Lozano and Kiara Hernandez, 2, celebrate Independence Day in Owl's Head park in New York City.

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Idalia Lozano and Kiara Hernandez, 2, celebrate Independence Day in Owl's Head park in New York City. REUTERS/Stephen Yang

Idalia Lozano and Kiara Hernandez, 2, celebrate Independence Day in Owl's Head park in New York City. REUTERS/Stephen Yang
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A man in Captain America costume rides down Main Street during the annual Fourth of July parade in Barnstable Village on Cape Cod, Massachusetts. REUTERS/Mike Segar

A man in Captain America costume rides down Main Street during the annual Fourth of July parade in Barnstable Village on Cape Cod, Massachusetts. REUTERS/Mike Segar

A man in Captain America costume rides down Main Street during the annual Fourth of July parade in Barnstable Village on Cape Cod, Massachusetts. REUTERS/Mike Segar
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A girl wipes her face as she awaits the arrival of President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump at a picnic for military families at the White House.

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A girl wipes her face as she awaits the arrival of President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump at a picnic for military families at the White House. REUTERS/Joshua Roberts

A girl wipes her face as she awaits the arrival of President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump at a picnic for military families at the White House. REUTERS/Joshua Roberts
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A girl looks at her phone prior to a firework show at the National Mall in Washington.

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A girl looks at her phone prior to a firework show at the National Mall in Washington. REUTERS/Toya Sarno Jordan

A girl looks at her phone prior to a firework show at the National Mall in Washington. REUTERS/Toya Sarno Jordan
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