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Relive the 4th of July fireworks with these stunning aerial photos

The NYC skyline lit up in classic style over the weekend for 2015’s edition of the annual summertime spectacular

By Michael Karelis |
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After stuffing our faces with BBQ and enjoying some quality time outdoors and at the beach, it was time to light up the sky. Roughly 3 million of us gathered along the edge of the East River in Manhattan and Brooklyn for this year's 4th of July fireworks show. The New York skyline has never looked so stunning!

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Photograph: Paul GaNun/NY On Air

The Empire State Building with fireworks bursting in the background

Photograph: Paul GaNun/NY On Air

Fourth of July fireworks over the Statue of Liberty

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Photograph: Paul GaNun/NY On Air

The Empire State Building lit up with patriotic colors

Photograph: Paul GaNun/NY On Air

New York's skyscrapers display the classic red, white and blue

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Photograph: Paul GaNun/NY On Air

Lady Liberty standing tall as fireworks burst above her torch

Photograph: Paul GaNun/NY On Air

Fourth of July fireworks light up the sky over the East River

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Photograph: Paul GaNun/NY On Air

Lady Liberty shares the stage with spectacular bursts of light

Photograph: Paul GaNun/NY On Air

Colorful explosions illuminate the Brooklyn and Manhattan bridges

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Photograph: Paul GaNun/NY On Air

Boats with spectators fill the East River as fireworks burst above

Photograph: Paul GaNun/NY On Air

Colorful reflections grace the East River as the fireworks spectacular continues

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Photograph: Paul GaNun/NY On Air

Patriotic bursts of light shower the East River

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