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Saturday marked what's thought to be the first, large, public gathering of people in Hildale, Utah, and Coloardo City, Ariz., since 2002, as many former followers of the FLDS celebrated Independence Day in Cottonwood Park.

Here are some photos that were tweeted by attendees. If you took a photo we didn't find, tweet it to @tribunepolygamy.

Down the street, at the Leroy S. Johnson Meeting House, the Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints continued building a wall.

— Nate Carlisle