It's 90 ° in my part of Massachusetts, but people are outside, enjoying their barbecue parties with family and friends. I hope yours is a very happy Fourth.
And in case you need a refresher about what we're celebrating, here's the Declaration of Independence. that got us on the road to becoming a nation.
Image courtesy Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA
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