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Pomp, fireworks and hot dog contest mark Independence Day

China Daily | Updated: 2017-07-05 07:27

NEW YORK - Americans celebrated their country's birthday on Tuesday with fireworks, parades and competitive hot dog eating, marking a day of shared traditions in a nation that has grappled with divides this past year.

In New York, throngs were expected to watch the annual Macy's fireworks blowout and the Nathan's Famous frankfurter-chomping contest on Coney Island on Wednesday.

Pomp, fireworks and hot dog contest mark Independence Day

In Washington, President Donald Trump is observing his first Independence Day in office by hosting a White House picnic for military families, followed by a fireworks viewing event for military families and staffers.

Pomp, fireworks and hot dog contest mark Independence Day

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