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What does Independence Day mean to you?

Published: Monday, July 1, 2013 6:01 p.m. CDT • Updated: Monday, July 1, 2013 6:01 p.m. CDT

"It’s when our country gained our freedom. We celebrate with sparklers and fireworks with our family."

Jessie Lowder, LaMoille

"Independence means the right to live freely, and I’m grateful for those rights and liberties because other countries don’t have them."

Sara Hildebrand, Princeton

"Independence Day is a day to celebrate our freedom by having fun with friends and watching fireworks."

Michael Kramer, Princeton

"Independence Day is about freedom, and it’s a great day spent celebrating with the family."

Lindsay Funderberg, Princeton

"It is a chance to celebrate the greatness of our country and all the many freedoms that we have."

David Larkin, Walnut

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