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Celebrating America’s Birthday

Celebrating America’s Birthday

In the spring of 1776, overwhelming support for independence swept through Britain’s thirteen North American colonies. Fiercely opposed to tyranny and taxation without representation imposed by their British colonizers, the colonies banded together and elected to take action in their struggle for freedom. On July 2, the colonies voted in [...]

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July 4th Celebrations at the U.S. Embassy to Belgium

July 4th Celebrations at the U.S. Embassy to Belgium

On July 4, 2012, the U.S. Embassy to Belgium held its annual Independence Day celebration. More photos: http://www.flickr.com/photos/us_ambassador_gutman/sets/72157630431551976/ Watch a replay of Ambassador Gutman’s remarks during the reception:

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Manneken Pis Celebrates July 4th

Manneken Pis Celebrates July 4th

On the occassion of the U.S. independence day, Manneken Pis was dressed in an Uncle Sam outfit. Ambassador Howard Gutman and his wife were welcomed by The Order of Friends of Manneken Pis. More photos: http://www.flickr.com/photos/us_ambassador_gutman/sets/72157630419459926/

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