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Independence Day celebration fireworks explode above the Statue of Liberty on July 4, 2018 in New York City. (Photo: Liao Pan/China News Service/VCG/Getty Images)

Independence Day fireworks light up the nation's skies

Americans celebrated their nation’s 242nd anniversary of independence on Wednesday, with concerts, parades and a voracious display of hot dog-eating prowess in New York, as many cities and towns held fireworks displays after sundown. (Reuters)

Here’s a look at some of the fireworks celebrations across the country.

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