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Not into Fireworks? Try Our Four Alternatives for Your July Fourth Celebration

July Fourth is a celebration of America finding its own destiny and its own identity, which means it’s a time of celebration! This holiday is often marked by evenings watching amazing fireworks displays with friends and family. But speaking as a parent and a former sailor, there are many reason you might want to avoid those spectacular displays of light and sound. For many young children, fireworks can prove to be nerve racking and terrifying experiences, and for many veterans suffering from PTSD, fireworks and fire crackers can be a painful and difficult experience. READ MORE