Sunday, July 5, 2015

Across America, Celebrating Independence

Isabel Hogg / youthjournalism.org
Iowa sisters Callie and Miriam Ochs, a sophomore and senior at George Washington High School in Cedar Rapids, have fun with sparklers on the Fourth of July.







Hellen Li / youthjournalism.org
Pre-Fourth of July fireworks at Eastvale Picnic In The Park Carnival in Corona, California.

Alan Burkholder / youthjournalism.org
A private fireworks display in a residential neighborhood in Bristol, Connecticut, on July 4.
Alan Burkholder / youthjournalism.org
A private fireworks display in a residential neighborhood in Bristol, Connecticut, on July 4.

Sydney Hallett / youthjournalism.org
People gathered to watch the fireworks display at Lake Ozark, Missouri, on July 4.The lights glowing in the background are all boats gathering around to watch the fireworks shoot off at The Lodge of the Four Seasons hotel. Bouncy houses and bands were part of the celebration at the small festival, where a lot of Midwesterners come for vacation over the summer. 
Sydney Hallett / youthjournalism.org
Fireworks at Lake Ozark, Missouri, on the Fourth of July.

Olivia Kalsner Kershen / youthjournalism.org
Fourth of July fireworks light up the ski chairlift at Smuggler's Notch in Jeffersonville, Vermont.
Olivia Wright / youthjournalism.org
Garrett Fox, a server at Waffle House in Hendersonville, Tennessee, worked a Fourth of July shift at the popular Southern chain. Founded by two military veterans in 1955, the company - operating with the slogan "America's place to work and eat," - now has restaurants all over the country. 
Alan Burkholder / youthjournalism.org
A private fireworks display in a residential neighborhood in Bristol, Connecticut, on July 4.
Eli Winter / youthjournalism.org
Fireworks for the Fourth of July in Knoxville, Tennessee.

Eli Winter / youthjournalism.org
Fourth of July fireworks in Knoxville, Tennessee.

Hannah Amaral / youthjournalism.org
Fourth of July fireworks in Norwood, New Jersey.
Allison Hall / youthjournalism.org
Fireworks at home in Duluth, Minnesota, for the Fourth of July.

Allison Hall / youthjournalism.org
It's important to get away quickly when setting off fireworks at home for the Fourth of July. While this is from Duluth, Minnesota, private displays take place across the country for Independence Day.
Charles Perosino / youthjournalism.org
Fireworks for the Fourth of July over typical New England homes in Rhode Island.
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