4th of July Celebrations (28 images)

Fireworks explode across the skies of America as the nation celebrates its independence on July 4, 2012.
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Active duty service members take the Oath of Citizenship from United States Secretary of Homeland Security Janet Napolitano, in red jacket, as President Barack Obama, left, looks on at a naturalization ceremony for in the East Room of the White House in Washington, D.C. on July 4, 2012. UPI/Ron Sachs/Pool
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