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Kids In The 2013 Chinese New Year Parade

Market Street between 2nd and 3rd Streets

San Francisco, California

(Photo posted Saturday 2 March 2013)

(Photo taken 17:28:05 Saturday 23 February 2013)

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The boy carrying the ball on a stick for Star King School ran away fast from the boy from the same school with a dragon on a stick.

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(2 of 9) An extremely long dragon from the Community Youth Center Of San Francisco had a stud in its tongue. Weaving back and forth across the street, here it just missed the ball.
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(3 of 9) A large dragon head was held aloft by one of the strong members of the San Francisco Police Department.
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(4 of 9) The dragon head of the San Francisco Police Department's Lion Dance Team glowed in streetlight under a darkening evening sky.
Dragon Body Paused (375 views)
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(5 of 9) The body of the San Francisco Police Department's dragon had been lowered to the ground to rest during one of those moments when the parade seemed to stall.
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(6 of 9) It is exhausting carrying a dragon head throughout the parade. So at regular intervals, the head was traded from one man to another so the previous carrier could rest for a bit before trading back.
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(7 of 9) As night fell on the city, a dragon caught up to its ball and smashed its nose into it. Notice the dark audience with a dark city behind.
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(8 of 9) The massively powerful looking dragon head as part of the Macy's contingent. This particular dragon was mounted on a float and not carried.
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(9 of 9) The parade ended with the largest dragon of all from Leung's White Crane. This dragon was internally lit by a large generator in a pickup truck that followed and a small team of men that kept the