My niece and nephews (and a whole bunch of other school-aged children and various performance groups in the area) were able to take part in the America's Freedom Festival Hope of America celebration last night. It was fabulous!
I love my America! I haven't been in the states for July 4 for years and that's make me sad because it is my second favorite celebration.
*(There was this one time I had the greatest idea of my life...stadium of fire...faithfully...)
The house lights went down for the final number and the children used flashes as they sang. It was magical.
Here is a little video clip: