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Video: Fourth of July Celebration at the White House

The First Family hosts military families on the South Lawn for an Independence Day with a viewing of the fireworks over the National mall.
A Salute to the President

A young girl salutes President Barack Obama as he shakes hands along a ropeline with members of the military and their families at the White House, July 4, 2011. (Official White House Photo by Pete Souza)

Watch a video from the Independence Day celebration at the White House. The President and First Lady joined more than 1,200 military heroes and their families for a barbeque, a special USO show featuring Train and Amos Lee, and a viewing of the fireworks over the National Mall.

Watch the celebration, here