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Fireworks Light Up Skies Over New York City On The Fourth Of July

WEEHAWKEN, NJ - JULY 4: People watch fireworks light up the sky over New York City on July 4, 2013 in Weehawken, New Jersey. July 4th is a national holiday with the nation celebrating its 238th birthday. (Photo by Kena Betancur/Getty Images)

Fourth of July fireworks

Canada's neighbours to the south celebrated Independence Day donning red, white and blue. Across the country, Americans made their way to parks and festivals to watch fireworks displays decorate the night sky in patriotic fashion.