Article Photos: From solemn to spectacular, July 4th celebrated 3/13

Visitors to the Statue of Liberty take photos from the pedestal, Thursday, July 4, 2013, in New York. The Statue of Liberty finally reopened on the Fourth of July months after Superstorm Sandy swamped its little island in New York Harbor as Americans across the country marked the holiday with fireworks and barbecues. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)