Newtown celebrates with a colorful burst of patriotism
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Seated nearby, a young boy, maybe about the age of six or seven, points out his favorites to his parents as the display inWHnsifiHs Dnd D sHnsH oI SDWrioWisP swHHSs Whrough WhH crowd.
Suddenly, a streak of brilliant white light whistles toward the heavens followed by another and yet another. Soon the dDrN, HDrOy -uOy sNy is fiOOHd wiWh D grDnd disSODy Ds sWrHDNs of color cascade down from above in a waterfall of dazzling light.
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