St. Patrick's Day parade marches through Atlanta

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Midtown Atlanta celebrated St.  Patrick’s Day with its annual parade.

More than 100 vehicles and 2,800 participants marched through a large crowd of spectators. 

The parade started at noon at Peachtree and 16th streets and traveled along Peachtree to 5th streets.

The festivities featured the world's largest walking Irish flag and a special appearance from BMX athlete, Bo Wade, along with live music and food.

Festive folks lined the parade route to see the annual event.

Rep. John Lewis served as this year's Grand Marshal, who spoke before the parade at a breakfast at 5Church.

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