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Kathy Brucia, of Bellmore, N.Y, left, and Kara Kerley, of Wantagh, N.Y., laugh Saturday as they watch the St. Patrick's Day Parade as it moves up New York's Fifth Avenue.
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Spectators watch Saturday as the Chicago River is dyed green right before the start of the St. Patrick's Day parade in Chicago.
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Jacob Tidwell, center, and his friends Donavan Mock, left, and Preston Vasquez react Saturday to a band during Savannah's 189-year-old St. Patrick's Day parade, in Savannah, Ga. Started in 1824 by early Irish immigrants to Georgia, the parade has ballooned into a sprawling street party that makes for Savannah's most profitable tourism event.
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Mary Steffens, of Duluth, Ga., holds a cup of green beer in her teeth Saturday while she tries to take a picture during Savannahís St. Patrick's Day parade, in Savannah, Ga. Thousands of gaudy green revelers Saturday crammed the oak-shaded squares and sidewalks of downtown Savannah for the St. Patrick's Day celebration that's a 189-year-old tradition in Georgia's oldest city.
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David Westerby of Kenosa, Wis. left, yells during the St. Patrick's Day parade in Chicago on Saturday. With the holiday itself falling on a Sunday, many celebrations were scheduled instead for Saturday because of religious observances.
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Members of the Emerald Isle Step Dancers, from Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, make their way up New York's Fifth Avenue as they take part in the St. Patrick's Day Parade on Saturday.
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United States Coast Guard Petty Officer 3rd Class Tanner Marshall is grabbed and kissed by a woman Saturday during Savannahís St. Patrick's Day parade in Savannah, Ga.