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Biden celebrates Fourth of July in Philadelphia

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Published On: Jul 04 2014 05:00:09 PM CDT
Updated On: Jul 04 2014 06:03:23 PM CDT

From sea to shining sea and everywhere in between Americans are pausing Friday to give thanks for our nation's independence.

PHILADELPHIA, Pa. -

From sea to shining sea and everywhere in between Americans are pausing Friday to give thanks for our nation's independence.

Vice President Joe Biden spent the Fourth in Philadelphia.

He took part in the "Celebration of Freedom" ceremony at Independence Hall.

The event featured music, speeches, and a reading of the Declaration of Independence.

Speakers also recognized the fiftieth anniversary of the Civil Rights Act.