From right to left, American Ambassador Bruce Heyman with his spouse, Vicki, and two of their daughters, Caroline and Liza, stand in front of the American official residence at their Fourth of July party in 2015. The Hill Times photograph by Sam Garcia
Two-hundred and fifty pounds of crab meat, 500 pounds of ground beef and bison, 2,000 Dairy Queen blizzards, 3,000 chicken wings, and an estimated 3,500 guests. And that’s certainly not all.
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