Love and Patriotism at Philadelphia’s Independence Day Parade

Scores of people had their red, white and blue patriotism and love on display for Philadelphia's annual Independence Day Parade.

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A spectator places American flags in his hat during the United States of America's Independence Day Parade, Wednesday July 4, 2018, in Philadelphia. NBC10 Photo/ Joseph Kaczmarek
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Participants carry a giant Betsy Ross flag during the United States of America's Independence Day Parade, Wednesday July 4, 2018, in Philadelphia. NBC10 Photo/ Joseph Kaczmarek
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People on the "Love Is" float are surrounded by bubbles during the United States of America's Independence Day Parade, Wednesday July 4, 2018, in Philadelphia. NBC10 Photo/ Joseph Kaczmarek
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Members of the Chinese Benevolent Society prepare to march in the United States of America's Independence Day Parade, Wednesday July 4, 2018, in Philadelphia. NBC10 Photo/ Joseph Kaczmarek
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Members of the Chinese Benevolent Society prepare to march in the United States of America's Independence Day Parade, Wednesday July 4, 2018, in Philadelphia. NBC10 Photo/ Joseph Kaczmarek
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Members of the Chinese Benevolent Society march in the United States of America's Independence Day Parade, Wednesday July 4, 2018, in Philadelphia. NBC10 Photo/ Joseph Kaczmarek
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A participant carrying the giant Betsy Ross flag takes a photograph of Independence Hall during the United States of America's Independence Day Parade, Wednesday July 4, 2018, in Philadelphia. NBC10 Photo/ Joseph Kaczmarek
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Anizo Williams, Vice President of News for NBC10 and Telemundo62, hands out water to police officers along the parade route during the United States of America's Independence Day Parade, Wednesday July 4, 2018, in Philadelphia. NBC10 Photo/ Joseph Kaczmarek
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NBC10 and Telemundo 62's StormRanger mobile X-Band radar passes Independence Hall during the United States of America's Independence Day Parade, Wednesday July 4, 2018, in Philadelphia. NBC10 Photo/ Joseph Kaczmarek
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Members of the Filipino-American Association march in the United States of America's Independence Day Parade, Wednesday July 4, 2018, in Philadelphia. NBC10 Photo/ Joseph Kaczmarek
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Participants carry a giant American flag during the United States of America's Independence Day Parade, Wednesday July 4, 2018, in Philadelphia. NBC10 Photo/ Joseph Kaczmarek
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A member of the Jersey Surf Drum Line receives a drink of water during a pause in the United States of America's Independence Day Parade, Wednesday July 4, 2018, in Philadelphia. NBC10 Photo/ Joseph Kaczmarek
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Spectators watch the United States of America's Independence Day Parade, Wednesday July 4, 2018, in Philadelphia. NBC10 Photo/ Joseph Kaczmarek
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Philadelphia Fire Commissioner Adam Thiel waves to spectators during the United States of America's Independence Day Parade, Wednesday July 4, 2018, in Philadelphia. NBC10 Photo/ Joseph Kaczmarek
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Members of the Chinese Benevolent Society march in the United States of America's Independence Day Parade, Wednesday July 4, 2018, in Philadelphia. NBC10 Photo/ Joseph Kaczmarek
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A young spectator waves the American Flag during the United States of America's Independence Day Parade, Wednesday July 4, 2018, in Philadelphia. NBC10 Photo/ Joseph Kaczmarek
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People on the "Love Is..." float are surrounded by bubbles during the United States of America's Independence Day Parade, Wednesday July 4, 2018, in Philadelphia. NBC10 Photo/ Joseph Kaczmarek
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Re-enactors march in the United States of America's Independence Day Parade, Wednesday July 4, 2018, in Philadelphia. NBC10 Photo/ Joseph Kaczmarek
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Re-enactors play the flute while marching in the United States of America's Independence Day Parade, Wednesday July 4, 2018, in Philadelphia. NBC10 Photo/ Joseph Kaczmarek
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Re-enactors wave to spectators during the United States of America's Independence Day Parade, Wednesday July 4, 2018, in Philadelphia. NBC10 Photo/ Joseph Kaczmarek
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Re-enactors wave to spectators during the United States of America's Independence Day Parade, Wednesday July 4, 2018, in Philadelphia. NBC10 Photo/ Joseph Kaczmarek
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Members of the 78th Army Band perform the Eagles Fight Song during the United States of America's Independence Day Parade, Wednesday July 4, 2018, in Philadelphia. NBC10 Photo/ Joseph Kaczmarek
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The NBC10 and Telemundo 62 float makes it's way down Market Street during the United States of America's Independence Day Parade, Wednesday July 4, 2018, in Philadelphia. NBC10 Photo/ Joseph Kaczmarek
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A member of the 78th Army Band marches in the United States of America's Independence Day Parade, Wednesday July 4, 2018, in Philadelphia. NBC10 Photo/ Joseph Kaczmarek
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Young spectators talk with a Colonial re-enactor during the United States of America's Independence Day Parade, Wednesday July 4, 2018, in Philadelphia. NBC10 Photo/ Joseph Kaczmarek
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Spectators watch the United States of America's Independence Day Parade, Wednesday July 4, 2018, in Philadelphia. NBC10 Photo/ Joseph Kaczmarek
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Participants march in the United States of America's Independence Day Parade, Wednesday July 4, 2018, in Philadelphia. NBC10 Photo/ Joseph Kaczmarek
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Members of the Filipino-American Association march in the United States of America's Independence Day Parade, Wednesday July 4, 2018, in Philadelphia. NBC10 Photo/ Joseph Kaczmarek
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Participants march in the United States of America's Independence Day Parade, Wednesday July 4, 2018, in Philadelphia. NBC10 Photo/ Joseph Kaczmarek
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Participants march in the United States of America's Independence Day Parade, Wednesday July 4, 2018, in Philadelphia. NBC10 Photo/ Joseph Kaczmarek
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A spectator watches the United States of America's Independence Day Parade, Wednesday July 4, 2018, in Philadelphia. NBC10 Photo/ Joseph Kaczmarek
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Members of the Filipino-American Association march in the United States of America's Independence Day Parade, Wednesday July 4, 2018, in Philadelphia. NBC10 Photo/ Joseph Kaczmarek
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Miss Philadelphia Aimee Turner waves to spectators during the United States of America's Independence Day Parade, Wednesday July 4, 2018, in Philadelphia. NBC10 Photo/ Joseph Kaczmarek
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Members of the Ferko String Band march during the United States of America's Independence Day Parade, Wednesday July 4, 2018, in Philadelphia. NBC10 Photo/ Joseph Kaczmarek
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Philadelphia City Representative Shiela Hess waves from a parade float during the United States of America's Independence Day Parade, Wednesday July 4, 2018, in Philadelphia. NBC10 Photo/ Joseph Kaczmarek
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Spectators watch the United States of America's Independence Day Parade, Wednesday July 4, 2018, in Philadelphia. NBC10 Photo/ Joseph Kaczmarek
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