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How Texans celebrated July Fourth during the coronavirus pandemic

Four Texas Tribune photographers went out to see how Texans were celebrating the holiday as the new coronavirus surges and new restrictions are imposed to stem its rise. Here's what they saw.

People watch a fireworks display from the parking lot of Church of the Springs in Dripping Springs on July 4, 2020.
A family waves as they drive by a decorated house as part of Allandale Neighborhood’s Reverse Parade for the Fourth of July …
Rebecca Whittaker-Enzinger reads along with others at the annual Fourth of July reading of the Declaration of Independence a…
Jon West takes a photo of his daughter Emma, 5 at the annual Fourth of July reading of the Declaration of Independence at th…
Schlitterbahn Water Park on July 4, 2020.
North Padre Island Beaches were closed to vehicular access from Friday, July 3 to Tuesday, July 7, 2020 to discourage crowds…
Neighbors in East Austin have gotten together for over 100 days to chat, sing and dance.
Patriotic bunting lines a closed playground in the Lost Creek neighborhood of West Austin on July 4, 2020.
Families interact with a miniature horse at a decorated house as part of Allandale Neighborhoodís Reverse Parade for the Fou…
A family tours the Texas State Aquarium in Corpus Christi on the Fourth of July.  The aquarium reduced its capacity to no mo…
People stand in a socially-distanced line to buy fireworks at a fireworks stand in Buda on the Fourth of July.
Families attend a fireworks show at Doc’s Drive-in Theatre in Buda to celebrate the Fourth of July holiday. July 4, 2020.
Boaters on Lake Austin on July 4, 2020.
Two men kayak at Lady Bird Lake on Saturday, July 4, 2020 in Austin.
Tubing in New Braunfels, TX on July 4, 2020.
Families attend a fireworks show at Doc’s Drive-in Theatre in Buda to celebrate the Fourth of July holiday.

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