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Philadelphia Gets Ready for Democratic National Convention

Volunteers, crews and security prepare for the Democratic National Convention set to formally kick off on Monday in Philadelphia.

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Workers prepare for the Democratic National Convention at the Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia, on July 24, 2016.

President Barack Obama is set to deliver a speech on Wednesday when he will pass the leadership torch of the party on to Hillary Clinton.

 

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Members of the media shoot video during preparations.

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Workers set up flags in the arena.

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Workers put up a sign to welcome delegates.

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Dozens of balloons accidentally fall from the ceiling as preparations continue for the start of the convention.

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A worker installs the Virginia delegation placard.

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A worker uses a level on signage..

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Workers make preparations on the stage.

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Workers prepare the stage.

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The exterior of the Wells Fargo Center.

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