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Mummers Ready For New Year's Day Parade

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A mask, one of many, that will be a part of the Mummers Parade Tuesday in Philadelphia. A mask, one of many, that will be a part of the Mummers Parade Tuesday in Philadelphia.
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Just weeks after a devastating fire threatened to destroy a New Year's Day tradition, members of the Fralinger String Band say they're ready to strut up Broad Street for the Mummers Parade.

The stage is almost set for the 2013 Mummers Parade and the bleachers are in place along Broad Street where the comics and string bands will march beginning at 10 a.m.

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