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Pride parade celebration takes over downtown Lethbridge

At the end of Pride Month, crowds gathered in Lethbridge'sGalt Gardento celebrate love and inclusiveness at the 14th Pride in the Park and Pride Parade.

More than 1,000 people came to celebrate, andLethbridge PridefestAssociation President Lane Sterr said the numbers were unpredictable.

"I'm really surprised at how many people are here," Sterr said.

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"I think it really is important for the Lethbridge community to get together, represent some communities, reconnect and celebrate. It's a great day to do that," said the two puppies. Car Lethbridge, who marched with Loei and Emley, added.

It was a special moment for Makhaira Pocock, who participated in her first pride since she appeared in her family last year.

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"Everyone here is very embraced of who you are and what you can do. I Loves the community here, "Pocock said. “It's just a great experience to be able to express yourself in cosplay and meet the amazing people who come here.”

Austin Grrr has been celebrating state-wide pride events for decades. rice field. He was delighted to see how the festival changed and grew over the years.

"I like being able to actually enjoy the activity without having to fight or participate," Grrr said.

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This year, Grrr took his sister Tracey Byer to her first Lethbridge pride.

"It's important to be here and support everyone," said the buyer. "Love, as they say, is love, and that's why we're here."

Sterr added that events like these represent freedom.

"Today we celebrate how far we have come as a community, but we are still fighting and still hitting the pavement. We are leaving this world. Until then, this community is better than we left, and it never stops, "Sterr said.

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