By all accounts, the fireworks in Rockford were pretty amazing.

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I've had the chance to witness the set up of a huge fireworks display, it's pretty intense and kinda scary.

The work that goes into a 15-20 minute fireworks show is incredible. I think you have to be a little crazy to do this for a living, but that's just me.

Out in San Diego on the 4th of July in 2012, four fireworks barges all went up at once, giving the people watching the best thirty seconds of their lives. Maybe.

One time I had a Black Cat go off in my hand, trust me this oops is much better.