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PHOTOS: Thousands Turn Out For St. Patrick's Day Parade In Boston

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Tens of thousands of revelers crowded the streets of Boston for the annual St. Patrick's Day parade.

Among those marching in Sunday's parade were Republican Gov. Charlie Baker and Democratic Boston Mayor Martin Walsh.

Before the parade, the state's political leaders gathered for the St. Patrick's Day Breakfast in the city's South Boston neighborhood for Irish songs, Irish dancing and groan-worthy political jokes.

Spectators hold flags and cheer during the annual St. Patrick's Day parade, Sunday, March 17, 2019, in South Boston. (Steven Senne/AP)
Spectators hold flags and cheer during the annual St. Patrick's Day parade, Sunday, March 17, 2019, in South Boston. (Steven Senne/AP)
Lexington Minutemen Revolutionary War re-enactors hold their rifles as confetti falls at the start of the annual St. Patrick's Day parade. (Steven Senne/AP)
Lexington Minutemen Revolutionary War re-enactors hold their rifles as confetti falls at the start of the annual St. Patrick's Day parade. (Steven Senne/AP)
Spectators cheer during the annual St. Patrick's Day parade. The city celebrated the holiday with crowds lining the route of the 118th edition of the parade. (Steven Senne/AP)
Spectators cheer during the annual St. Patrick's Day parade. The city celebrated the holiday with crowds lining the route of the 118th edition of the parade. (Steven Senne/AP)
Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker, left, displays his green tie to a spectator at the start of the St. Patrick's Day parade. (Steven Senne/AP)
Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker, left, displays his green tie to a spectator at the start of the St. Patrick's Day parade. (Steven Senne/AP)
Spectators wear Irish-themed hats and glasses during the parade. (Steven Senne/AP)
Spectators wear Irish-themed hats and glasses during the parade. (Steven Senne/AP)

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