Gallery: Fourth of July across the U.S.
Jul. 04, 2013 @ 04:08 PM
From Revolutionary War re-enactments to fireworks and parades, communities across the country found dozens of ways to celebrate Independence Day.
Sonya Thomas holds the first place trophy after winning the Nathan's Famous Fourth of July International Hot Dog Eating contest with a total of 36 and three quarters hot dogs and buns at Coney Island, Thursday, July 4, 2013, in the Brooklyn borough of New York. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)