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PHOTOS: ‘Salute to America’ highlights D.C. Fourth of July celebrations

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Guests wait for President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump during a “Salute to America” event on the South Lawn of the White House, Saturday, July 4, 2020, in Washington. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)
The crowd on the National Mall early in the afternoon was light, WTOP’s Ken Duffy reported. But people from as far as California came to see the festivities. (Ken Duffy/WTOP)
The southern portion of the National Mall was nearly empty as of about 5:30 p.m., just over an hour before the start of the flyover. (Ken Duffy/WTOP)
One of four security checkpoints to enter the National Mall on July 4. (Ken Duffy/WTOP)
U.S. Park Police set up mask giveaway stations near the National Mall and had more than 300,000 masks to give out to visitors. (Ken Duffy/WTOP)
U.S. Park Police had given away eight boxes full of these packs of masks as of about 4:15 p.m. (Ken Duffy/WTOP)
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