Independence Day celebration in Augusta

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People gather on the River Walk to watch the firework show that fires from the 5th Street bridge during the Independence Day celebration on Thursday, July 4, 2013. JON-MICHAEL SULLIVANSTAFF
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The James Brown Academy of Musik Pupils, also known as J.A.M.P., perform during the Independence Day celebration at Augusta Common on Thursday, July 4, 2013. JON-MICHAEL SULLIVANSTAFF
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J.P. Cruz performs during the Independence Day celebration at Augusta Common on Thursday, July 4, 2013. JON-MICHAEL SULLIVANSTAFF
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People gather on the River Walk to watch the firework show that fires from the 5th Street bridge during the Independence Day celebration on Thursday, July 4, 2013. JON-MICHAEL SULLIVANSTAFF
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Tr3-B, pronounced "Tray-B", performs during the Independence Day celebration at Augusta Common on Thursday, July 4, 2013. JON-MICHAEL SULLIVANSTAFF
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J.P. Cruz performs during the Independence Day celebration at Augusta Common on Thursday, July 4, 2013. JON-MICHAEL SULLIVANSTAFF
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People cheer as Tr3-B, pronounced "Tray-B", performs during the Independence Day celebration at Augusta Common on Thursday, July 4, 2013. JON-MICHAEL SULLIVANSTAFF
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An Independence Day celebration was held at Augusta Common on Thursday, July 4, 2013. JON-MICHAEL SULLIVANSTAFF
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People gather on the River Walk to watch the firework show that fires from the 5th Street bridge during the Independence Day celebration on Thursday, July 4, 2013. JON-MICHAEL SULLIVANSTAFF
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The James Brown Academy of Musik Pupils, also known as J.A.M.P., perform during the Independence Day celebration at Augusta Common on Thursday, July 4, 2013. JON-MICHAEL SULLIVANSTAFF
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People gather on the River Walk to watch the firework show that fires from the 5th Street bridge during the Independence Day celebration on Thursday, July 4, 2013. JON-MICHAEL SULLIVANSTAFF
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The James Brown Academy of Musik Pupils, also known as J.A.M.P., perform during the Independence Day celebration at Augusta Common on Thursday, July 4, 2013. JON-MICHAEL SULLIVANSTAFF
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People seek cover during heavy rain immediately after the the firework show at the River Walk as part of the Independence Day celebration on Thursday, July 4, 2013. JON-MICHAEL SULLIVANSTAFF
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People gather on the River Walk to watch the firework show that fires from the 5th Street bridge during the Independence Day celebration on Thursday, July 4, 2013. JON-MICHAEL SULLIVANSTAFF
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People gather on the River Walk to watch the firework show that fires from the 5th Street bridge during the Independence Day celebration on Thursday, July 4, 2013. JON-MICHAEL SULLIVANSTAFF
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People seek cover during heavy rain immediately after the the firework show at the River Walk as part of the Independence Day celebration on Thursday, July 4, 2013. JON-MICHAEL SULLIVANSTAFF
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Families cover their strollers during heavy rain immediately after the the firework show at the River Walk as part of the Independence Day celebration on Thursday, July 4, 2013. JON-MICHAEL SULLIVANSTAFF
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Tr3-B, pronounced "Tray-B", performs during the Independence Day celebration at Augusta Common on Thursday, July 4, 2013. JON-MICHAEL SULLIVANSTAFF
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People watch the fireworks at the Independence Day celebration at Fort Gordon on Wednesday, July 3, 2013. JON-MICHAEL SULLIVANSTAFF
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The Independence Day celebration was held at Fort Gordon on Wednesday, July 3, 2013. JON-MICHAEL SULLIVANSTAFF
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Sgt. James Weary plays drums while dancing with Khloe Marion (center), 3, and Jordan Evans (left), 6, whose father, Sgt. George Purnell (far right) is in the band, as an ensemble of the U.S. Army Signal Corps Band plays "St. James Infirmary Blues" at the Independence Day celebration at Fort Gordon on Wednesday, July 3, 2013. JON-MICHAEL SULLIVANSTAFF
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Ten-year-old Katelyn Dwyer, her 16-month-old sister, Scarlett, and friend Riley McNevin, 9, watch as a member of the band Swinging Medallions is held upside down as he plays saxaphone at the Independence Day celebration at Fort Gordon on Wednesday, July 3, 2013. JON-MICHAEL SULLIVANSTAFF
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The Independence Day celebration was held at Fort Gordon on Wednesday, July 3, 2013. JON-MICHAEL SULLIVANSTAFF
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People watch the fireworks at the Independence Day celebration at Fort Gordon on Wednesday, July 3, 2013. JON-MICHAEL SULLIVANSTAFF
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The Independence Day celebration was held at Fort Gordon on Wednesday, July 3, 2013. JON-MICHAEL SULLIVANSTAFF
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The Independence Day celebration was held at Fort Gordon on Wednesday, July 3, 2013. JON-MICHAEL SULLIVANSTAFF
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People watch the fireworks at the Independence Day celebration at Fort Gordon on Wednesday, July 3, 2013. JON-MICHAEL SULLIVANSTAFF
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Ten-year-old Katelyn Dwyer, her 16-month-old sister, Scarlett, and friend Riley McNevin, 9, watch as a member of the band Swinging Medallions is held upside down as he plays saxaphone at the Independence Day celebration at Fort Gordon on Wednesday, July 3, 2013. JON-MICHAEL SULLIVANSTAFF
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An ensemble of the U.S. Army Signal Corps Band plays "St. James Infirmary Blues" at the Independence Day celebration at Fort Gordon on Wednesday, July 3, 2013. JON-MICHAEL SULLIVANSTAFF
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People watch the fireworks at the Independence Day celebration at Fort Gordon on Wednesday, July 3, 2013. JON-MICHAEL SULLIVANSTAFF
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Sgt. James Weary plays drums while dancing with Khloe Marion (center), 3, and Jordan Evans (left), 6, whose father, Sgt. George Purnell (far right) is in the band, as an ensemble of the U.S. Army Signal Corps Band plays "St. James Infirmary Blues" at the Independence Day celebration at Fort Gordon on Wednesday, July 3, 2013. JON-MICHAEL SULLIVANSTAFF
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People watch the fireworks at the Independence Day celebration at Fort Gordon on Wednesday, July 3, 2013. JON-MICHAEL SULLIVANSTAFF
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The Independence Day celebration was held at Fort Gordon on Wednesday, July 3, 2013. JON-MICHAEL SULLIVANSTAFF
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The Independence Day celebration was held at Fort Gordon on Wednesday, July 3, 2013. JON-MICHAEL SULLIVANSTAFF
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The Independence Day celebration was held at Fort Gordon on Wednesday, July 3, 2013. JON-MICHAEL SULLIVANSTAFF
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The Independence Day celebration was held at Fort Gordon on Wednesday, July 3, 2013. JON-MICHAEL SULLIVANSTAFF
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The Independence Day celebration was held at Fort Gordon on Wednesday, July 3, 2013. JON-MICHAEL SULLIVANSTAFF
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The Independence Day celebration was held at Fort Gordon on Wednesday, July 3, 2013. JON-MICHAEL SULLIVANSTAFF
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The Independence Day celebration was held at Fort Gordon on Wednesday, July 3, 2013. JON-MICHAEL SULLIVANSTAFF
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The Independence Day celebration was held at Fort Gordon on Wednesday, July 3, 2013. JON-MICHAEL SULLIVANSTAFF
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The Independence Day celebration was held at Fort Gordon on Wednesday, July 3, 2013. JON-MICHAEL SULLIVANSTAFF
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The Independence Day celebration was held at Fort Gordon on Wednesday, July 3, 2013. JON-MICHAEL SULLIVANSTAFF
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The Independence Day celebration was held at Fort Gordon on Wednesday, July 3, 2013. JON-MICHAEL SULLIVANSTAFF
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The Internment Support Detachment (ISD) cannon battery practices before firing World War II-era 75mm Pack Howitzer at the Independence Day celebration at Fort Gordon on Wednesday, July 3, 2013. JON-MICHAEL SULLIVANSTAFF

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An Independence Day celebration was held on Augusta Common followed by a fireworks show, which was fired off the 5th Street bridge, on Thursday, July 4, 2013. The Independence Day celebration at Fort Gordon was held on Wednesday. JON-MICHAEL SULLIVAN/STAFF

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