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Cover Story - June 29, 2012

The anatomy of fireworks

Gunpowder, metal salts produce the displays that make audiences go 'Wow'

They have names like "dahlia," "peony" and "chrysanthemum," but as everyone knows, professional-grade fireworks are anything but genteel.

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