New York City's annual St. Patrick's Day Parade

Thousands braved chilly winds and controversy on Monday, March 17, 2014, to enjoy the sights and sounds of New York City’s 253rd annual St. Patrick’s Day parade, the nation’s largest. At its start, the Manhattan parade moved up Fifth Avenue in subfreezing temperatures, but that didn’t dampen the enthusiasm of the green-bedecked throng. (Credit: Newsday / Chuck Fadely)

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