Parades, citizenship celebrations and fireworks made up the festivities around the U.S. for the Fourth of July.
The celebrations even spanned worldwide, with Ukraine illuminating the Motherland Monument at the National Museum of the History of Ukraine in the Second World War in Kyiv.
Here’s a look at some moments captured by photojournalists around the country.
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