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ABS Celebrates Fourth of July with Record Turnout Lunch

By THÉRÈSE MARGOLIS Organizers at the American Benevolent Society (ABS) were expecting a small turnout for the U.S. Independence Day open house picnic on Monday, July 4, but were pleasantly surprised when more than 100 people showed up at Christ Church Parish for the event. The holiday picnic included all the Fourth of July favorites, from smoked hotdogs and sloppy

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American Society Celebrates US Independence with Daylong Fair

By THÉRÈSE MARGOLIS Back in 1776, John Adams, second president of the United States and co-drafter, along with Thomas Jefferson, of the U.S. Declaration of Independence, predicted that the momentous signing of that magna carta would be celebrated for generations to come “from this time forward forevermore.” Indeed, 246 years later, Adams’ words ring as true today as they did

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US Celebrates 245 Years of Independence

By THÉRÈSE MARGOLIS On Sunday, July 4, the United States will celebrate the 245th anniversary of its national independence. U.S. Independence Day, also known as the Fourth of July, is a federal holiday in the United States and the adoption of that country’s July 4, 1776 Declaration of Independence. On that date, the Continentals Congress declared the 13 American colonies an independent

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ABS Fourth of July Is Roaring Success

By THE PULSE NEWS MEXICO STAFF     Hotdogs, sloppy joes and tender roast beef sandwiches made for a tasty community U.S. Independence Day celebration on Thursday, July 4, when the American Benevolent Society (ABS) hosted its last major event inside its soon-to-be-former offices at Union Church in Colonia Lomas de Chapultepec. Nearly 100 people showed up for the sit-down lunch of

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U.S. Expats in Mexico Celebrate Fourth of July

By THÉRÈSE MARGOLIS     U.S. citizens in Mexico and around the world celebrate their nation’s independence on Thursday, July 4, with picnics and gatherings, hamburgers and tacos. The United States declared its independence from Great Britain on July 4, 1776, but it did not earn its sovereignty until seven years later, after a long and difficult Revolutionary War. As a rule,

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