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Why "Celebrate America" event was canceled

A "Celebrate America" planned for today at The Rock Ranch in Middle Georgia, a popular family destination, was shelved but not because of any sort of political division.

Instead the event got scotched by a foe we all can unite against: this infernal rain.

A video posted on the facility's Facebook page said threats of severe weather guided the decision.

"We will reschedule the fireworks show sometime this year and will update once we know the date," Rock Ranchers said in an emailed statement.

For now, this clip gives you an idea of what to look forward to when the clouds finally part:

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