Monday is Canada Day and Thursday is the Fourth of July, and we all know there’s no better way to celebrate these occassions than a showy display of nationalism — taking the form of (mostly) controlled explosions in the sky. So to get your geared up for the year’s most patriotic holidays, here are our favorite shots of fireworks over North American cities.
San Diego (the 20-minute display that was set off all at once)
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