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Tanks parade past (front row, center from left) first lady Melania Trump, President Trump, French President Emmanuel Macron and his wife, Brigitte Macron, during the Bastille Day celebrations in July in Paris. Carolyn Kaster/AP hide caption

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As they travel the parade route, tuxedoed men and youths distribute strings of colorful beads, dried fava beans and genuine Italian kisses. Courtesy of The Italian American St. Joseph Society hide caption

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Courtesy of The Italian American St. Joseph Society

Volunteers learn how to handle balloons for the upcoming Thanksgiving Day parade in Detroit. Dawn Uhl-Zifilippo hide caption

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Dawn Uhl-Zifilippo

Up, Up And Away: Balloon School For Parade Newbies

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