Many Americans say fireworks are a great American tradition and the best part of the Fourth of July. But critics say fireworks are problematic in many ways: they're a massive noise nuisance in cities, they pollute, they cause fires, they traumatize animals and war veterans, and thousands of Americans are injured or maimed by them every year. Fans argue that if they're in the hands of trained professionals, fireworks are awesome, and all fun pursuits involve some risk. What do you think? 🎇
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