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4 Explosive Facts About July 4th
Posted By Bill Hogan On July 4, 2013 @ 6:28 am In Your Life | Comments Disabled
What’s not to like about the Fourth of July?
For most of us, it’s a holiday, meaning that it’s a day of play instead of a day of work. And then there’s all the fun stuff associated with Independence Day: fireworks, parades, picnics and barbecues, fairs, carnivals, concerts, baseball games, family reunions, and political speeches and ceremonies. What other day of the year has all that?
Unfortunately, however, there are a few less-than-dandy things about what may be America’s favorite day of celebration:
So this Fourth of July , do your share to celebrate the nation’s independence, have lots of fun, and — this is important — stay safe.
Photo: July 4 wrestling matches in Ashville, Ohio, in 1941, photographed by Ben Shahn (Library of Congress)
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