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Rick Steves adds July 4 grand marshal to his resume

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Last updated 7/6/2021 at 1:21pm

Photo courtesy of Edmonds Waterfront Center

Rick Steves, seen earlier this year at the Edmonds Waterfront Center for a promotional video, is 2021 grand marshal for An Edmonds Kind of 4th.

The Edmonds Chamber has named Rick Steves the 2021 grand marshal of the "An Edmonds Kind of 4th" parade.   

"For many years we have tried to honor Rick Steves for the work he has done in and out of Edmonds, but for some reason he is never in Edmonds on July 4," said Greg Urban, chamber president and CEO. 

Steves is usually in Europe during the summer, but the pandemic changed his plans.

"We are thrilled that Rick is home and can finally accept our invitation to be Grand Marshal this year." 

Steves gladly accepted the honor.

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