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Fireworks explode over the Philadelphia Museum of Art Thursday, July 4, 2013, in Philadelphia, Pa. This year marks the 238th anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Independence.
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A view over the Potomac River of the Lincoln Memorial, center, the Washington National Monument and the U.S. Capitol Thursday, July 4, 2013.
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Lightning and fireworks illuminate the Empire State Plaza in Albany, N.Y.
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Three sets of fireworks explode behind the Empire State Building during Macy's 37th Annual Fourth of July fireworks show in New York City.
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Fireworks explode behind a replica of the Eiffel Tower Wednesday in Paris, Texas.
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Spectators watch a fireworks show in Prescott, Ariz., where 19 Granite Mountain Hotshot firefighters were killed Sunday by an out-of-control blaze being called the Yarnell Hill fire.
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Fireworks light up the sky over New York City on Thursday, July 4, 2013, from a view in Weehawken, N.J.
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The 2013 Fourth of July display in Washington D.C. illuminates the U.S. Capitol and National Monument.
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