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Just A Few Important Words About The Declaration Of Independence

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At least 28 people were injured Thursday in Simi Valley, Calif., when many of the fireworks at a July 4th celebration ignited too close to the ground. People there caught the accident and posted videos. YouTube.com hide caption

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Fireworks over the National Mall in Washington, D.C., on July 4, 2008. Photo taken from hear the U.S. Marine Corps War Memorial in Arlington, Va. Karen Bleier /AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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