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Independence Day USA 2012. Fuck yeah!

05 July 2012 / All photos: ANP /

Independence Day, commonly known as the Fourth of July, is a federal holiday in US commemorating the adoption of the Declaration of Independence on July 4, 1776, declaring independence from the Kingdom of Great Britain.

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US Secret Service agents on post as US President Barack Obama delivers remarks to an Independence Day picnic on the South Lawn of the White House

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The PNC American Flag balloon is raised in honor of America for Independence Day on the De Baun Athletic Complex at Stevens Institute of Technology on July 3, 2012 in Hoboken, New Jersey.

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People gather at the Lincoln Memorial to watch fireworks in celebration of Fourth of July in Washington, DC, on July 4, 2012

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Washington Nationals baseball team mascots Thomas "Tom" Jefferson and Teddy Roosevelt attend an Independence Day celebration for military members, their families, and members of the administration hosted by US President Barack Obama on the South Lawn

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Residents watch a 4th of July parade at the 19th annual Liberty Festival on July 4, 2012 in Liberty, New York.

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Residents watch a 4th of July parade at the 19th annual Liberty Festival on July 4, 2012 in Liberty, New York.

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Alexander Depuy, 5, holds an inflatable toy gun at the 19th annual Liberty Festival on July 4, 2012 in Liberty, New York

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Tractors and a small electric car drive up and down the street during an Independence Day parade on July 4, 2012 in Centerville, Texas.

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Participants during the annual Rebild Festival in Rebild National Park in Northern Jutland, Denmark 04 July 2012.

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A man wearing a Star Wars C3PO costume gets a ride in the back of pickup truck after getting tired during the 4th of July Parade in Avondale Estates, Georgia

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Cooks prepare "Stars and Stripes" desserts, fashioned as the US national flag, for a buffet, on July 4, 2012, before a ceremony for the July 4th Independence Day celebrations at the US Embassy in Paris.

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As the US Independence Day holiday approaches, fireworks rest on the counter for sale at the stand in Washington

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Residents watch a 4th of July parade during the Liberty Festival on July 4, 2012 in Liberty, New York.

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ale "Mouth of the South" Boone (R) and "Gentleman" Joe Menchetti (L) stuff hamburgers in their mouths during Z-Burger's 4th Annual Independence Burger Eating Contest in Washington

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This series of photos shows fireworks illuminating the night sky during Fourth of July celebrations in Washington, DC, on July 4, 2012

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Residents walk down Main Street during the 19th annual Liberty Festival on July 4, 2012 in Liberty, New York. Communities around the country celebrated Independence Day with parades, summer activites and shows of patriotism