“You Can Be Who You Want”: Thousands Attend Pride March In Philadelphia

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Tens of thousands of people came out to celebrate Pride in Philadelphia Sunday.

A massive symbol of acceptance, the Pride Flag, moved through the streets of Center City carried by those celebrating the LGBTQ+ community during the Pride March.

Organizers say the 200-foot-long Pride Flag is one of the largest in the country.

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Organizers said the annual event is about ensuring people have a place they feel they belong during the holiday season.
Philadelphia plays host to the largest National Coming Out Day (NCOD) event, known as OurFest