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Photo of the Day: Sometimes if you hang around a press conference long enough, a real moment will happen. Ten minutes following a press conference where Houston mayor Annise Parker announced the plans for the Freedom Over Texas Fourth of July event, some of the young actors broke away to a nearby swing set to exercise their freedom to swing.

 

"Reece Tanig, 6, left, Bianca Bolanos, 10, and Kaylee Tanig, 9 — dressed as Benjamin Franklin, Uncle Sam and Betsy Ross — hit the swings Monday at Sam Houston Park after helping Mayor Annise Parker unveil plans for Houston’s official Fourth of July celebration, Southwest Airlines Freedom Over Texas, which will include fireworks and a performance by Jennifer Nettles."

"Reece Tanig, 6, left, Bianca Bolanos, 10, and Kaylee Tanig, 9 — dressed as Benjamin Franklin, Uncle Sam and Betsy Ross — hit the swings Monday at Sam Houston Park after helping Mayor Annise Parker unveil plans for Houston’s official Fourth of July celebration, Southwest Airlines Freedom Over Texas, which will include fireworks and a performance by Jennifer Nettles."