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With A Midweek Holiday, Marking A Revolution With Moderation

Celebrating the Fourth of July is a serious predicament for some when it falls on a Wednesday. It's hard to enjoy barbecues and fireworks when you have to be at work at 9 the next morning.
Tourists gathered earlier this week at the Boston Tea Party Ships and Museum to relive a moment in history. Source: Tovia Smith

It's July Fourth! Parades! Cookouts! Fireworks!

It's also a Wednesday in the middle of a work week. Deciding whether or not to take time off can be a summer dilemma.

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