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Irish culture is celebrated at St. Patrick parade

Sunday - 3/10/2013, 6:40am  ET

BALTIMORE (AP) -- Thousands of spectators are expected to crowd streets and sidewalks for the 58th annual Baltimore St. Patrick Parade.

Organizers say that Baltimore's St. Patrick Parade is truly the jewel in Maryland's emerald crown.

The event starts at 2 p.m. Sunday.

The parade begins the Washington Monument and proceeds to Pratt Street and Market Place.

During the parade, participants can enjoy Irish culture, music, song and dance.

Organizers say that the St. Patrick Parade is a tradition that has charmed the city for more than 50 years.

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