• Central Florida celebrates Puerto Rico during parade and festival

    By: Chip Skambis

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    ORLANDO, Fla. - Central Floridians lined Orange Avenue in downtown Orlando for the 2nd Annual Puerto Rican Parade and Festival. 

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    Amid blasts from car horns and dances from marchers, people celebrated a culture that has become an integral part of the area, with more than 1 million Puerto Ricans living along the I-4 corridor. 

    Here's how attendees celebrated: 

    Many local leaders came out to march in the parade. 

     

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