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window. and those we won't be able to see in the bay area. >> absolutely. oakland, just tall enough clouds to shoot some right underneath good morning, america.eath a summer scorcher and storms as we kick off the fourth of july. holiday heat alert. tens of millions from the midwest to the north and southeast facing soaring temperatures. the heat index topping 100 degrees and where severe storms are moving in. at least six reported twisters touching down. ginger tracking it all. also this morning, president trump feeling the heat over the cost of his "salute to america" celebration. and now the census chaos as the president tries to add a citizenship question even though the supreme court blocked it. miracle rescue. the newborn found alive. >> yes, there's a baby in the garbage. >> the dramatic 911 call revealed and the new images that
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moment the baby is handed over to a surprised and overjoyed father. coco in control. the 15-year-old tennis phenom cruising into the third round at wimbledon. dominating an opponent twice her age. now wait till you see who wished her luck right before the match. shark alert. as millions head to the beach an 800-pound great white shark called miss may just detected near a popular vacation spot. ♪ bang bang into the room and finals frenzy. the u.s. now set to take on the netherlands in a world cup showdown. now christen press, the hero soccer sub who scored big, joins us right here on "gma." ♪ i know you want it ♪ bang bang excited for that big game. good morning, america and thank you for joining us on this fourth of july. we sure hope yours is off to a great start. >> we're getting off to a great start here. take a look at the statue of
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liberty on this beautiful thursday morning. a lot of celebrations about to get under way out there. >> and tens of millions will feel the heat as they celebrate from the south to the midwest all the way to the east coast and severe storms also moving in. ginger is outside starting us off with all the latest. good morning, ginger. >> oh, good morning to you. you can see that haze over the statue of liberty and it feels like the fourth of july out here. it's 76 degrees already. a lot of spots around the tri-state feeling like 80. washington, d.c. already 80 degrees. so all the way down the coast we're talking about summer heat but it becomes potentially dangerous where you see those heat advisories. southeast georgia into orlando which will feel like 105. tallahassee, 107. those numbers could approach 110, and that's why when you're exposed for long periods of time like on the fourth of july you have to be careful. heat fuels storms and you saw them in ortega, florida. nearly 70-mile-per-hour winds busting those trees into the homes. in wisconsin, this is reedsburg, wisconsin. they had more than four inches of rain from these thunderstorms
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and that caused flash flooding. watch for the lightning. have your radar handy just in case and know that through the weekend, you can easily see three plus inches anywhere from florida up to pennsylvania, some of those spots four to six inches. guys? >> we know you'll track it all. ginger, thanks so much. on this fourth of july, final preparations are under way for president trump's "salute to america" event at the lincoln memorial as he faces growing questions about the cost and who will fill the seats. abc's stephanie ramos is on the parade route in washington with more on that story. stephanie, good morning. >> reporter: whit, good morning. last-minute preparations under way right here on the national mall for president trump's personal fourth of july celebration. the president calling it the show of a lifetime from military bands to the blue angel fighter jets set to fly over the mall and the bradley fighting vehicles on display already in front of the lincoln memorial. the president is defending his takeover of d.c.'s fourth of july traditional festivities which will take place as planned. as for president trump's "salute
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to america," his show will start at 6:30 eastern time right here at the lincoln memorial. now, the president's opponents say he's turning a traditionally nonpartisan event into a militarized celebration of himself while using the troops and their military hardware as political props. now, the administration insists the event is about patriotism and not politics. it is open to the public although vip tickets have been given to the republican national committee to hand out and to top donors as well. those vip guests will watch from the bleachers right over my shoulder, really close to the presidential podium. whit? >> stephanie, the big question many are asking is how much is all of this going to cost the tax payers? >> reporter: that's right. as for the price tag, the national park service is reportedly diverting $2.5 million from improvement projects. the pentagon hasn't put a number on its contribution and the white house is not saying what the price tag is on all of this but the president did tweet
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yesterday writing the cost of our great salute to america will be very little compared to what it's worth. back over to you. >> stephanie ramos in washington. thanks so much. cecel cecelia? whit, the president is also facing a setback this morning on immigration over funding for his border wall. a federal appeals court in san francisco agreeing to block pentagon money from being used to build that wall. this defies the president's national emergency declaration back in february. this as now new images are emerging from inside those detention centers. this one from children separated from their parents, the drawings released by pediatricians show people behind -- you can see them, bars and cages. >> and the president has a new message for migrants. he tweeted if they're unhappy with the detention center conditions, quote, tell them not to come. and we'll turn now to the president's head-spinning reversal on the 2020 census and he now says his administration is, quote, absolutely moving
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forward with that controversial citizenship question. this just one day after the administration said it would print the form without that question. let's bring in white house correspondent tara palmeri. tara, this really caught even his own justice department lawyers off guard. >> reporter: that's right, cecilia. everyone appears to be experiencing some sort of whiplash here including members of his own administration since the form is currently being printed without the question, and now they're all scrambling to try to explain the president's tweet. just two days ago the justice department confirmed the census forms were being printed without the question, are you a u.s. citizen? 24 hours later trump reignited the fight with a tweet saying, we are absolutely moving forward as we must because of the importance of the answer to this question. >> i think it's very important to find out if somebody is a citizen as opposed to an illegal. >> reporter: the census bureau itself estimates millions of people, mostly minorities, would decline to answer that question. going uncounted, the census count is used to determine how many seats each state gets in
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the house of representatives and how federal dollars are spent. trump's reversal sparking confusion. a maryland federal judge involved in ongoing litigation over the question convened a conference call with the justice department, but doj lawyers were not able to explain the change. one saying, the tweet this morning was the first i had heard of the president's position on this issue. i do not have a deeper understanding of what that means at this juncture other than what the president has tweeted. the doj gave those lawyers until friday to present their case. now the supreme court which ruled to block the question to be added to the census called cd commerce secretary wilbur ross' rationale for adding this question was contrived, and now these administration lawyers are actively searching for a new reason to present to the court, but legal experts tell us that the president has no legal authority to delay the census. cecilia? >> thank you, tara. this is causing massive confusion there in washington
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this morning. >> it certainly is. we also have the latest now on the race for 2020. democratic candidates on the trail taking on president trump directly. last night california senator kamala harris calling him a predator. >> i took on successfully and i prosecuted the big banks when they preyed on homeowners. i've prosecuted the pharmaceutical companies when they preyed on seniors. i have prosecuted transnational criminal organizations when they preyed on women and children. i know predators, and we have a predator living in the white house. >> harris has been gaining support after her debate performance last week. we're going to turn to a social media glitch affecting some of the billions of facebook and instagram users preventing them from uploading and seeing photos and videos. oh, my. abc's janai norman is here and, janai, a lot of users, i joke, but they were fired up about this. >> right. i mean, upset to say the least. you guys may have noticed it also. facebook and instagram apologized a little after noon eastern time yesterday of all
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places on twitter saying they were working to get things back to normal. about seven hours later not only did instagram announce everything was working again, look, it posted a celebratory gif that is very appropriate, fireworks. facebook and instagram were apologetic but that didn't help many users trying to get their fix of cute puppies and seeing what their friends ate for lunch. some tweeted frustrations like this guy saying, if we each post this image once, the facebookers and instagrammers will just assume twitter is down too and leave us alone. the social media platforms experienced outages earlier this year and last year you may remember facebook says yesterday's issue was based on a maintenance operation that triggered it. >> it was interesting because instead of getting the pictures that we couldn't download instead we were getting descriptions of pictures which was odd. >> crazy phenomenon some users reported seeing. so check out this image posted. look at instead of the image,
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there are captions saying image may contain a flower or cloud. so it's designed to analyze images for blind users but the glitch also gave a look at how facebook's ai automatically tags your pictures so a kind of behind-the-scenes look. >> thank god it's all over. >> exactly. >> yes. >> there was a moment of panic for awhile. >> all is well for throwback thursday. >> thank you so much. we turn to the latest on that navy s.e.a.l. speaking out after being acquitted of murder charges in the death of an isis prisoner. he was sentenced wednesday on a lesser charge. his rank reduced. abc's will carr joins us from san diego, california, with the very latest. will, good morning. >> reporter: and, whit, the jury essentially just gave that s.e.a.l. a slap on the wrist considering that he was facing life in prison. this morning he is a free man. this morning, navy s.e.a.l. eddie gallagher is celebrating his independence. after the nearly 20-year combat veteran was acquitted of murdering a captured teenage isis fighter, on wednesday a
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jury decided to demote the decorated special officer for wrongfully posing next to the corpse of that teen. gallagher apologized for bringing a black eye to them. after the acquittal gallagher telling fox news -- >> i believe, you know, they tried to frame me as a criminal from the get-go. but, you know, we knew the truth the whole time. >> reporter: prosecutors were unable to get the most serious charges to stick alleging that in 2017, gallagher killed this teenager seen wounded in this iraqi tv video. at trial a fellow s.e.a.l. testified gallagher was supposed to treat the teen but instead stabbed him. >> i just want to make clear that this -- this small group of s.e.a.l.s that decided to concoct this story in no way, shape or form represent the community that i've loved. >> reporter: the bombshell in the trial came when corey scott, a s.e.a.l. with immunity in the case, testified that he, not gallagher, was the real killer.
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>> it was shocking. but, you know, this whole thing has been shocking. >> reporter: throughout gallagher has received support from president trump. the commander in chief even got gallagher out of confinement before the trial. what do you want to say to president trump? >> thank you. >> reporter: after the acquittal the president tweeting in part to the gallagher family, congratulations. you have been through much together. glad i could help. the jury sentenced gallagher to time served and dropped his rank from an e-7 to an e-6, but asked if he would serve his country again and he said absolutely. cecelia? >> okay, will, thank you. we turn to the miraculous rescue of a newborn baby found alive in a dumpster. this morning, we're hearing from the hero maintenance worker who discovered her and his life-saving 911 call. abc's zachary kiesch is here with the latest. good morning, zachary. >> cecelia, good morning to you as well. for the first time we're hearing the 911 calls after that
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precious little baby was found next to a heap of trash. it all went down in boca raton, florida and this resilient young child is alive and well. >> reporter: it's the incredible discovery that was made at this west palm beach apartment complex by two maintenance workers back in may. >> 911, what's the address of your emergency? >> yes, there's a baby in the garbage. >> baby in the garbage. >> reporter: the workers at first say they thought the baby was a whimpering cat. >> is the baby breathing? >> yes, she's still alive. >> reporter: according to police the baby's mother, 35-year-old rafaelle sousa admitted she delivered the baby in her bathroom then abandoned her in the dumpster claiming she thought the baby was stillborn. sousa has pleaded not guilty to attempted murder and child abuse. >> try your best to wrap them in your arms, okay. just the warmth from your body will help. okay? >> okay. >> all right, sir. we have police and paramedics coming to you, okay? >> thank you. thank you. >> reporter: this morning, an emotional reunion between that
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baby and her father. in this exclusive footage shot by abc affiliate wpbf, the father just overjoyed after the department of children and families turned over the now nearly 2-month-old baby. >> so glad there was a happy reunion there. zachary, you're learning more about baby india, another newborn who was found abandoned late last month? >> yeah, just an incredible story, baby india is doing well. she was found in a trash bag just a couple of hours old at the time and found in a similar way. but just an incredible story. >> well, we're glad that they have positive endings. >> yeah. >> thank you. we turn to that big victory for coco gauff. the 15-year-old tennis phenom winning her second round match easily taking on an opponent twice her age. let's go to abc's ian pannell in wimbledon with all the latest on that. good morning, ian. >> reporter: yeah, good morning, amy. on a glorious wimbledon day, just look at it. the sun is out, the crowds are
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here. the strawberries are ripe. what could be better, right? how about a fairy tale story about a young girl from florida who could, could go on to be the youngest ever wimbledon champion? overnight, this fairy tale got another incredible chapter. with poise and power beyond her years, 15-year-old cori "coco" gauff sailed into the third round of wimbledon after dominating an opponent twice her age. >> the newest star shines a little brighter. >> reporter: coco's latest victory coming just two days after the american teen sensation rocked the tennis world with a first-round victory over her idol venus williams. >> it's a dream debut for the 15-year-old. >> reporter: that win making her an instant star bringing the praise and approval of some of the greats. >> hey, there she is. how is everything? congratulations. >> thank you. great job. >> when are you playing? >> tomorrow. >> okay, play well. >> thank you. >> bye-bye.
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>> you got that on camera? >> i could lie and say it wasn't hard but it was definitely hard to reset all this buzz going on and i was just telling myself, if you want more moments like that, you got to continue to work hard and continue to stay focused. >> reporter: reset she did. on wednesday defeating slovakia's magdalena rybarikova. >> game, set and match. >> reporter: the packed house and proud parents on their feet in a rare ovation. >> and she did it with such style. >> everything has come together. i am so proud of my daughter, watching her, the maturity that she has developed in these last week and a half, two weeks. >> obviously she wants to win the tournament but regardless of the outcome for me we've already had success because we've come here and we've seen growth in her. >> reporter: coco now the youngest woman to advance to wimbledon's third round since 1991 and she's not intimidated. >> i think i can beat anyone who is across the court and if i don't think i can win the match, then i won't even step on the court.
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>> reporter: well, what an incredible story, right? let's not forget we're talking about a schoolgirl who only turned 15 in march and who's been doing exams in between qualifying. like other teenagers she's been talking about what she does in her spare time. watching youtube videos about makeup and prank videos, as well. but when she gets out on that court she is one of a kind. guys? >> she certainly is. ian, thank you so much you so much. she sounded just like my daughter until the tennis thing then i was like, okay, she's quite distinctive. >> some of her teachers didn't even know she plays tennis until she was in wimbledon. >> the intensity on her face when competing just incredible. a true pro. >> i can't wait to keep watching her. you can see the action on espn and streaming live on the espn app. >> we are certainly going to be watching. we're following other headlines this morning as families head to the beach, a new shark alert. an 800-pound great white named miss may detected near a popular vacation spot. as team u.s.a. gears up for
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the world cup finals, the star that subbed in and scored that incredible first goal, there she is against england, christen press is going to join us right here on "gma." plus, the new disney star making waves as ariel in "the little mermaid". all the details. first though, let's go back to ginger. >> should we do a little natural firework? that happens and will happen in a lot of places. look at this video. this is from arcadia, florida. you see it first. that's in slow motion. there's the realtime then in slow motion. remember that florida is the capital of lightning. we've already lost six lives this year to lightning. so just keep that in mind today and then, of course, the real fireworks will come and have a forecast for that. boy, if you are anywhere from parts of wyoming into nebraska, you're going to see severe storms today. looks like mostly a damaging wind thing. talking more than 70-mile-per-hour winds. your local weather 30 seconds away. first though, the fourth of july cities sponsored by ancestry.
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meet 19-year-old r&b singer, halle bailey, who opened for beyonce. all the details coming up in our next hour. pretty soon she'll have gadgets and gizmos aplenty. >> whose-its and what's-its galore. >> will you guys be singing? that's the question. >> we won't make the audience suffer too much. we will turn to that shark alert as millions head to the beach this holiday. an 800-pound great white shark named miss may by researchers was just detected off the busy shores of cape may in new jersey. abc's will reeve is on the jersey shore with more. good morning, will. >> reporter: good morning. not a bad place to be, the jersey shore on the fourth of july. apparently miss may agrees. the ten-foot-long great white shark just making her way up the coast for the holiday weekend according to tracking data. she's not the only shark spotted by people at the beach on this holiday or this summer and it has people on high alert.
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this morning, a great white shark making her presence known off the coast of new jersey. on wednesday a ten-foot-long, 800-pound great white named miss may that scientists with ocearch have been tracking, pinged ten miles off of cape may. >> i said to him, it's an 800-pound great white shark. >> reporter: researchers there are looking for potential hot spots trying to see if there are any patterns beachgoers should be aware of. over the weekend another shark was spotted off the coast of massachusetts. >> white sharks which typically feed of seals are being drawn to the areas where there's lots of seal activity. and unfortunately those areas are also where there's a lot of human activities. >> reporter: while we've seen a spate of recent attacks on humans they are rare. on sunday 18-year-old riley wright was bitten on the leg while surfing in new smyrna beach, florida. >> i'm looking down and i got this shark gnawing on my ankle. i kicked it a few times, punched
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it, some heymakers. it felt like my whole ankle was in this gigantic mouth with razor sharp teeth. you know, just cutting out at my ankle. >> reporter: millions of people are heading to america's beaches today for this holiday and if you're one of them, the best thing you can do if you're worried about sharks is just stay vigilant. cecelia? >> wow, good advice, thanks, will. amy? now to the world cup. team u.s.a. gearing up to defend their title and take on the netherlands, but will team u.s.a. be at full strength for the big game? abc's adrienne bankert has all the details from a tough assignment in lyon, france. good morning, adrienne. >> reporter: hey, good morning to you too, amy. yes, that is the question everyone is asking. will megan rapinoe be back on the field for the final on sunday? the dutch/sweden game made history last night. the first semifinal ever to go into overtime. the stage is set. >> the netherlands, the european champions will ascend to the
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world cup final. >> reporter: the u.s. women's national team now prepares to defend their world cup title against the netherlands. but what's on everyone's minds this morning, superstar megan rapinoe, who's been sidelined due to a hamstring injury. she's confident she'll be on the field this sunday. >> hamstring is feeling very good. like i said yesterday, it was minor to begin with, but with such a short amount of time between the games, i just wasn't able to be fit for selection. >> reporter: people are talking about this week's u.s.a./england bout and the uproar over alex morgan zipping a cup of tea as a celebration pose. the gesture seen as arrogant and distasteful. on twitter she says, this team is special. thanks for continuing to believe with us, and that's the tea. bold celebration poses after goals are something many teams, not just the u.s., have become known for. outspoken co-captain rapinoe says don't take it so seriously. >> wah, wah, wah. i mean it's like we're at the
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world cup. what do you want us to do? we work hard. we like to play hard. >> reporter: should rapinoe's injury be more serious than first reported the u.s. seems to have plenty of back up. christen press took her place and scored in less than ten minutes of play against england. it showed the netherlands what they are up against. and back to that sipping of the tea moment with alex morgan. depending on who you ask, some say it was worthy of scolding, others say it is merely smack talk. if u.s. women are staying focussed on the game. amy? >> adrienne, thank you. christen press joins us from lyon, france. first of all, congratulations. i know you had some big shoes to fill on tuesday coming in for megan rapinoe and, guess what, you delivered in a big way. we saw your dad going crazy in the stands and then that picture of you with your hands up, your head to the sky, tell me what was going through your mind then. >> yeah, i think my approach to this world cup has just been to have no expectations, no
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attachments, to be ready for anything, whatever my role is, whatever the game needs and i think that that's what i was feeling. i was feeling gratitude for the people who helped me get to where i am and belief in my team and in our goal. >> your team has taken some heat for some of those celebrations after goals. the latest was after alex morgan's goal, her cup of tea there in front of the brits. do you think that men celebrating in the same way would get the same kind of attention? is sexism at play in any way in terms of the criticism that has befallen your team? >> i think that the stakes are always heightened in the world cup and everything is dramatized but at the same time, we're not remiss to notice that the criticism and the attention is quite different than it is for the men. >> what was your first thought when your coach told you you would be stepping in starting in place of megan rapinoe? >> well, i think that it's obviously there's no filling megan rapinoe's shoes and i think it was important for me to not try to do that.
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that for me it's just about being my best self and believing that i have everything i need inside of me that i'm good enough and that i was ready for that moment. >> so do you know yet if you will be starting in the finals on sunday? >> no. we have just had the day off and we're recovering mentally, physically, rejuvenating, getting ready obviously. whatever role i'm given on the finals i'm going to be ready. i think that all the girls feel that way, whatever the team needs, we're here to deliver and to win the world cup. >> well, we will all be rooting you on back here at home. christen press, thanks so much for joining us this morning. >> thank you. >> isn't she just a breath of fresh air? >> great attitude. >> i love everything she said. >> i got my jersey ready. >> the big game coming up. thank you. coming up on "gma" before you head to the pool a summer safety alert about drowning. our eye-opening experiment. our eye-opening experiment. experiment. if you have moderato severe psoriasis
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warning about drowning.mer before you head out to the pool or the beach. abc's gio benitez is here with a reminder about what to look out for. gio, good morning. >> reporter: good morning, whit. such an important story. america has already seen more thank 100 reported deadly drownings so far this year all with children under the age of 15 in pools and spas. nearly half of the drownings happening last month alone. and drownings are on the rise so this morning, we put parents to
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the test. it looks like any other summer pool party, young people splashing in the water, parents enjoying the barbecue but somewhere in this pool five different swimmers are about to simulate that they're drowning and we're wondering if these moms and dads can spot them. drowning can happen in just seconds and it's often difficult to spot. it's happening to someone in this public pool right now. can you spot it? there she is. fortunately a lifeguard spots her and makes a rescue but it's in residential pools where lifeguards usually aren't present that the majority of drownings take place. safety experts say part of the reason, distracted parents talking on their phones, grilling, socializing and supervising other children with no water watcher. a person with eyes on the water at all times. so we've invited this group of parents to a pool party assigning them tasks like running that grill and, of course, tending to their own young kids. we've also added swimmers
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splashing in the pool but those swimmers are actually trained lifeguards and swim instructors from swim gym swim schools skilled in mimicking a drowning. the parents know they're here to learn about water safety with some sort of demonstration beginning in about an hour but since drowning often happens when you least expect it, we begin right now. with cameras rolling, i watched from a garage just next to the pool observing some parents checking the water but mostly they're focused own their assignments and the party and after 30 minutes --there we go, she went under. our swim instructor begins simulating a drowning struggling to keep her head above water arms clawing for the surface and just like the real thing, she barely makes a sound. meanwhile our guests seem not to notice. more than a minute goes by. >> she's still struggling and nobody is looking. we're now looking at more than 2 1/2 minutes and still nobody notices a thing. >> reporter: after more than four minutes, she simulates a worst case scenario, and stops
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moving. remember, she's a trained professional and is just acting. josh, from the american red cross has been watching with us. >> 4 1/2 minutes, still no parent noticed anything. does that surprise you? >> it does not. >> reporter: kelly goes back to swimming, and we cue another swimmer, and another, and another. all mimicking a drowning, but nobody steps in. >> we don't realize how quickly these kind of things can go from just a fun pool party to an incident where someone needs help. >> so now the kids will get out of the water and go get some snacks and they're going to leave someone behind and that person is going to start drowning. >> reporter: after 30 seconds of purposeful struggling, this dad spots her. >> are you all right? >> within 36 seconds he noticed. >> it's great he noticed. we hope they would notice faster. >> reporter: he says in some cases swimmers can submerge in just seconds making them even more difficult to spot. it's time to reveal our experiment. >> there were four drownings
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that nobody spotted. what's that make you think? >> my kids were on the deck so i turned my back. doesn't mean there weren't other kids in the pool. >> i got thrown off by the age. i think we took for granted they all knew how to swim. >> reporter: for the man who spotted our victim it's too close to reality. you were visibly shaken. why were you so nervous? >> because it happened to my child. >> reporter: his daughter valentina survived, but he says when she was just 3, she began drowning in a hot tub. he was on the phone. >> i got a phone call and i got distracted and she was in trouble. so that was it. >> reporter: water safety experts say, one of the solutions is a water watcher, somebody standing next to the pool free from distractions constantly scanning the water for any signs of distress. rotating every 15 minutes to avoid losing focus. we show the parents what they missed.
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>> this is that moment when she's motionless in the water. this seems to be very emotional for you. >> they're all our kids. what else do you say? >> reporter: and experts tell us the majority of pool drownings actually happen when there are no adults around at all. so consider having a four-sided fence around the pool itself, not just the yard and there are pool alarms that will go off if your child gets too close or falls in but really supervision is key here. >> and that water watcher specifically. >> yeah, absolutely. great idea. >> so key. great tips this time of year. gio, thank you. coming up, a very patriotic "play of the day." so when his joint pain from psoriatic arthritis got really bad it scared me. and what could that pain mean? joint pain could mean joint damage. enbrel helps relieve joint pain helps stop irreversible joint damage. and helps skin get clearer.
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♪ we are back with our "play of the day" on this fourth of july. a moment like this months in the making. take a look. gabriel carlos returning home from his deployment in south korea reuniting you see there with his wife of two years but someone else is just as happy to have him home. bennie. that's a great kiss. completely overwhelmed with excitement. he even dressed up for the occasion wearing a welcome home bandanna. what a cutie and we are happy that gabriel is home. >> and the tail actually wags the dog. >> yes. >> great. coming up, kids and sunscreen, are they really applying it the right way? wait until you see our demonstration. you see our
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good morning, america. it's 8:00 a.m. a holiday heat wave to kick off the fourth of july. the summer scorcher at this hour and the severe storms moving in. ginger tracking the latest. finals frenzy. the showdown is set. the u.s. will take on the netherlands in the finals match of the world cup. more from the american soccer star would scored so big. what christen press told us about grit, resilience and being inspired by her teammates ahead on "gma." summer skintervention. just how ready are your kids to face the sun this holiday? we'll show you what happens when our "gma" camera is fitted with a uv sensor showing what your kids are doing right and wrong when it comes to sunscreen and how you can fix it this morning.
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american hero. on this july 4th, meet one of the first black fighter pilots who battled the enemy in the air and segregation right here at home. one of the original red tails talks to us about service, sacrifice and what it means to celebrate independence. ♪ i'm bringing sexy back a truman of the woods. justin timberlake doubling down on ax throwing. look who is dancing into the holiday and got us moving along with her. jenner garner with a video we stop watching as we say good morning, america. ♪ good morning, america. happy july 4th to everybody. we've got a live look at the statue of liberty looking stunning. our audience looking stunning ready to celebrate independence day. they're decked out in red, white and blue. love it. and we have, cecilia, some special guests, check out
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benjamin franklin and george washington, they are here remarkably and they're taking selfies and they're going to help us serve some award winning food for your party. that's coming up. >> holding up well after all these years. more of that in a moment. first we begin with the holiday heat wave and hen tens of millions facing a summer scorcher as they celebrate independence day and ginger outside in times square. good morning. >> good morning. we've jumped to 79 degrees. the feels like 82 out here and this is just the start and really the worst of it is down in the southeast. this type of day makes me think about all of our first responders, all the people who have to be outside especially in those heat advisory from southeast georgia down to fourth of july myers because it's going to feel like nearly 110 there. now, with that the heat fuels the storms and you got thunderstorms. that's ortega, florida. with that you have flash flooding. this was more than four inches of rain that fell near
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reedsburg, wisconsin. that lightning is one of the most dangerous parts and can be today because a lot of folks will be outside. watch anywhere really east of the rockies. there's a lot of thunderstorm activity. the severe stuff will be for parts of the plains but could bring you more than three inches of rain anywhere from pennsylvania down to georgia through the weekend. guys. >> a lot of holiday barbecues in the crosshairs there. ginger, thank you. cecilia. we turn to washington. final preparations are under way for president trump's "salute to america" event at the lincoln memorial as he is now facing more questions about the cost of that. let's go back to stephanie ramos right there along the parade route with more on this. good morning again, stephanie. >> reporter: cecilia, good morning. some last-minute preparations on the national mall for president trump's fourth of july show. the soldiers putting finishing touches on the bradley fighting vehicle set up in front of the lincoln memorial. this is where the military band will play and that's where
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president trump will address the nation. the risers reserved for vips, many receiving their tickets from the republican national committee. the cost that has been a big question, the pentagon and other agencies involved so far have declined to give specifics on how much the military's participation and other added factors will cost taxpayers. "the washington post" has reported, though, that the national park service is using nearly $2.5 million in park entrance fees to help pay the cost. the president tweeting the cost of our great salute to america will be very little compared to what it's worth. cecilia. >> you'll be on this all day, stephanie, thank you. amy. to you to the world cup. team usa gearing up to defend their title taking on the netherlands in the finals on sunday. earlier i spoke to christen press, a forward on team usa who stepped in for star player megan rapinoe in the semifinals about what we can expect ahead of the big game this weekend. >> i think that what's gotten us to this point is grit, determination, intensity and focus. i think that tactically we've
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been super flexible, super adaptable and that always comes second to our mentality and what takes us through the game against the netherlands is the same determination and focus. we're a team on a mission. i've been so blown away by the resilience and the grit of my teammates. >> and we were blown away by her as well. she and the rest of the girls, we'll be rooting you on. can't wait. how to keep the summer sun from turning into a sunburn for your children. 's joe jonas and sophie turner's brand-new wedding pictures. no one knows how to celebrate the fourth of july like the founding fathers. they are helping us out to serve up award-winning food you can still get for your cookout. all that and more. we'll be right back. [ applause ] but i'm command cen. it's so important to us that verizon is supporting military families. when i have a child deployed, having a reliable network means everything. so, when i get a video chat, and i get to see their face,
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♪ i got a feeling that tonight's gonna be a good night ♪ take a look at this. celebratory audience, ready for the fourth of july. i can tell and, whoo, yeah. [ applause ] and take a look at these three women. each of them is doing something you shouldn't do in your dating profile. can you spot what it is? well, tomorrow jess mulroney is here to help them make over their profiles before one of the biggest dating days of the year. i don't know what that is. >> it's coming up. >> oh, you know all about it. >> well, yes. we did a segment. >> two married people here. first we have "pop news" with janai. >> thanks, amy. we begin with our first official look at joe jonas and
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sophie turner's wedding. check it out. [ applause ] the couple sharing this photo walking down the aisle after they tied the knot for the second time in front of friends and family at a chateau in the south of france. the couple simply adding the caption on their respective instagram accounts, mr. and mrs. jonas. yay. we're getting a closer look at sophie's stunning gown. louis vuitton's creative director confirmed the fashion house was behind it writing absolute beauty. we hope just like the name of the new jonas brothers album this is where happiness begins. [ applause ] >> like two weddings per jonas at least. >> lots of them. now we have some fun casting news. singer/actress halle bailey is heading under da sea chosen to play ariel in disney's live action adaptation of "the little mermaid." [ cheers and applause ] director rob marshal reportedly
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spent months auditioning talent but she was a front-runner from the start. this will be bailey's feature film debut. currently half of the singing group "chloe x halle" which she started with her sister and they've even opened for jay-z and beyonce. she also stars in the freeform series "grown-ish." disney's "little mermaid" will treat fans to new songs but, of course, will incorporate original hits from the 1989 animated classic and, guys, i know two people pretty excited to sing along, right. look at this. ♪ gizmos aplenty i've got whose-its and what's-its ♪ ♪ i've got 20 who cares no big deal i want more ♪ ♪ i wanna be where -- >> i'm so impressed. >> that's what happens during the commercial break. >> parents of daughters here. >> makes sense. production is planned for early next year. can we keep it going a little
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bit? i wanna be where the people are. >> we want to keep the ratings where they are. >> fair enough. we know justin timberlake brought sexy back but now is he bringing sexy ax? let me explain. here's the singer showing off incredible ax throwing skills with not one, but two axes. look at that. incredible. so now this begs the question, is there anything j.t. can't do? he sings, he dances, he throws multiple axes with precision. and this just in, wife jessica biel not too bad either. she got in on the fun and, look -- >> are they practicing ax throwing in the backyard. >> she nailed it. incredible. looks like they're getting their independence day weekend off to a swinging start. >> wow. >> how about that for date night. >> ax throwing. finally, let's kick off our fourth of july with a little inspiration from jennifer garner, shall we? the actress posting a video to her instagram dancing to the
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"friends" theme song with a little motivation. look at this. ♪ >> it is. all the emojis. i'm proud of you. yes. you can do it. garner writing, wednesday to friday, you did it. donte and i want you to celebrate. donnen te showed off his moves right here on "gma." jennifer, can we suggest a collaboration video in the future? you can do it! you can do it! [ cheers and applause ] >> thank you, janai. we now have our "gma" cover story part of our summer skintervention series. we told you how important it is to use sunscreen but how well do your kids apply it when they're left tho their own devices. becky worley has an eye-opening experiment. >> i chase my kids around every morning with a tube of this stuff and it's a battle but experts say kids should put on
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their own sunscreen. all right. that sounds good but at what age do they actually do a decent job? ♪ you know how kids feel about sunscreen? they hate it. >> i don't want sunscreen on. i don't need it. >> i get annoyed. >> sunscreen is icky. >> it's quite annoying. >> reporter: but parents know it's a must. the american academy of dermatology says even one blistering childhood sunburn is a contributor to later life skin cancers and while the cdc says children of all skin tones should wear sunscreen regularly, past research shows nearly four in ten kids don't. why? well, i submit this reenactment from my daughter. >> put on sunscreen, emmy. no, i don't want to put on sunscreen. >> reporter: it's a battle. that's what i get. mom, stop. but holly, a former elementary schoolteacher and founder of her own sunscreen company supergoop
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said there is ang alternative. >> 23 you're old enough to brush your teeth and wash your hands you're old enough to do your own sunscreen. >> let's try. we're using a special camera. what sunscreen on it shows up as plaque and highlights any missed spots and start with 7 to 9-year-olds to see if their application is thorough. they put it on then review what they missed. >> each of these children applied. none of them hit the ears and the ears are actually very vulnerable to sun damage. >> reporter: another frequent miss. >> children forget to apply it on into the hairline. >> reporter: something all the younger kids struggled with not using enough sunscreen. what do you see? >> i missed a lot of spots. >> holly says the younger kids are afraid of getting sunscreen in their mouth or eyes. >> we're missing a few critical spots right around the eye area which is often where sun damage is first detected from an aging and skin cancer perspective. >> reporter: it showed kids
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using one-quarter of the amount of sunscreen needed to get the protection listed on the bottle. the older group, 11 to 12-year-olds were much more consistent. devin used a lot of sunscreen. so did gus, also an 11-year-old who seemed to get the why. >> i feel like i try to avoid it but i shouldn't because i know that having a grandpa who had skin cancer so i shouldn't get it, you know. i try to prevent. that's a lot, isn't it? >> holly says he's doing it right. >> use enough that you can see it on your skin and rub it in until you can't. >> reporter: they learned a lot and the takeaway start them youngs but kids 10 and under need a lot of coaching to get adequate protection. >> all right, and we have becky and we have everett and then zena. you said the best way to have them put it on is do it with them. >> i'll give you the tutorial for your face. so i'm going to have both of you do it because it's important for mom to do it too. now, treat this stuff, it's not
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precious. treat it like ketchup. start, okay, he goes right for there but here's the thing, gets the part that you miss. get your ears and your neck first and then, look, you missed a little bit on the hairline so let's go right up in there and then straight down the face and get the lips is the technique. you did a pretty good job, everett. i like it. it'll rub in, i promise. >> thank you both. [ applause ] over to you. keep rubbing it in. thanks, guys. now an inspiring story about a groundbreaking place changing the lives of children with autism. boosting their confidence and giving them an opportunity to have their own moment in the spotlight. abc's paula faris had a front row seat. >> reporter: tommy is getting ready for a very special school play. >> you should be so proud. give yourself a round of applause. >> i'm called the interviewee. >> oh, wow, you are very astute.
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i am the interviewer and you are the interviewee. after weeks of rehearsals, the big night has arrived. it's a night no one thought would happen because of his disability. >> how did you get that idea? >> one of the lines is, hello. hello. >> wow, you're a natural. how much do you love acting? >> oh, i love acting. i love being theatrical. >> reporter: this is the culmination of a musical therapy program where young people with autism and other complex conditions like tommy's are treated. >> the impulse here is to create a platform where people can be the best parts of themselves. >> we're really trying to understand complex conditions and autism and figure out new treatments, new interventions that can change the outcome tore children then air families. >> some live on its beautiful campus which is set in the rolling hills of the southern
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catskills mountains in new york and in homes that dot nearby hurleyville. the center grows food organically on campus selling some of it commercially but the food may have much more value than money can buy. in fact, a soon-to-be released research study says it can be life changing. >> the results are stunning. and once they're released later on this year i think it will change the way we're treating children with autism. >> reporter: scientists say there's a direct connection to diet and the health of the gast gastrointestinal system in autistic patients. the center for discovery has been at the forefront of this development. >> what we have found is that the gut micro different than other the children in the study. food is medicine. >> reporter: they say their patients are healthier and happier because of the organic food they eat and the low stress
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rural environment. how do you think this place has made you a better person? >> since i moved here i think pretty good. >> yeah? you just feel better about yourself. >> yeah. >> yeah? >> reporter: the center says a big component to its success is its music therapy program. this year's production, "beauty and the beast." remember tommy? well, he plays maurice, belle's father. ♪ no matter what >> theater really is the sum total to our program here. >> reporter: remarkable, unprecedented steps for people with autism to stand before an audience and connect with others on stage and to practice and put on a show. rick plays lefou, gaston's side kick. look at the joy on rick's face. >> i like to dance, singing. >> reporter: avery plays mrs. potts. >> you have a child with special needs. you feel like you're left out of
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society sometimes. we never dreamed she would shine like she has here. ♪ who had thought >> reporter: i had a front row seat to the production and was deeply moved by what i saw in awe of everyone on stage. and for many of the parents in the audience, tears of joy. >> i am so proud of him. he's absolutely amazing. he's happy. >> ah. >> he a happy free child. ♪ beauty and the beast >> you did it. you did it. nice job, buddy. i'm the interviewer and you're the interviewee. >> reporter: for "good morning america," paula faris, hurleyville, new york. [ applause ] >> what a special place and our thanks to paula for that. we head over to you, ginger. >> a little "gma" moment, shall we? everybody ready for this? there's no better way to celebrate the fourth of july than with captain dan bison. that's the name of the goat.
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we just thought this was the perfect way to say thank you for our freedom. no, really, though. this is such a beautiful way and hope now to a look behind the scenes of "stranger things." the new season of the hit show is finally here and the kids in hawkins, indiana, are facing a new threat and t.j. visited the set. >> let's think back here.
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the last season was released in october of 2017. we've been waiting a year and a half so i went to set with these kids and said, look, y'all made us wait this long. this bet ever be good and they told us it will be worth the wait and that's pretty much all they told me. >> we are going to end you. >> reporter: things are about to get strange all over again in hawkins, indiana. when we last saw our hero, mike, eleven and the gang were at the school dance, finally having fun after they closed the portal to the upside down. or did they? season 3 fines hawkins in danger again but how exactly? i went to the set on a mission. to get spoilers. up first, i had to identify the weakest link. who of the whole cast is most likely to give me a spoiler? >> on the count of three. >> one, two, three. >> both: noah. >> reporter: he plays will and
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possessed in season two and now in season three -- when you walked in i just wanted to give you a hug because you were missinging for the first season. you were pretty much tormented for the second season. >> i want a hug. >> are you going to be okay? >> i mean, i don't know if anyone is going to be okay. >> ah. >> reporter: so nobody is okay. great. but what else could we find out? >> everything is just enhanced. amped up. there's still a lot of comedy. >> which we're all so happy with. >> reporter: so a lot of comedy. want to know more? believe it or not it seems like the most dangerous new character is actually not a person but a place. you all tell me about this mall. >> the thing about the male is that without it the season literally cannot progress. >> we need the mall. >> we need the mall. >> reporter: as i walk around set i realized the '80s props are a little lost on these actors born 20 years after the series takes place. do you even know what that thing is on top? >> i just see people like move
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it a lot, right? that's something people need to do. >> it looks like a great hat.ha. uh-huh. >> this could be a new trend. do you like that? >> reporter: before we go one last attempt at getting some scoop. if you had to promote season three, what was the line you would come up with for your fans to they will them to watch. >> like a slogan? >> all right, ready. okay. um, it's spreading. ♪ >> you like that, didn't you? be warned it's out now. if you have not had a chance to stream it, be warned, spoilers are already out there. people have already streamed this whole thing. >> i got to catch up. i love them playing with t the '80s props not knowing the hat, antenna. thank you so much. we'll be right back after this.
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>> announcer: this summer "gma's" popping up across the country and now this wednesday, "gma" is popping up and, wait for it, wait for it -- oh, come on. we're not going to tell you now. you've got to keep watching and we promise on our next stop we're going big. this wednesday, it's "good morning america's" big summer road trip. [ applause ] welcome back to "gma." it's going on the road. where will we show up next? you'll find out soon. we can't wait for our huge live event. it all happens this wednesday. >> big mystery. you know this, no mystery, the fourth of july holiday here and for a lot of us it means picnics and cookouts. if you still have time to pick
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up stuff at the store, "people" magazine will give us suggestions on the best stuff to get. >> it has the winners of the first ever "people" food awards and we have sonal dutt, their lifestyle director here. thank you so much for joining us. as we mentioned this is the inaugural, right -- >> that's right. >> -- of the "people" food awards. i understand a bunch of editors got into a room and brought in food so you could sample 1200 different products. was this just an excuse to eat in the room? eat at work? >> it was a little bit of a sneaky ulterior motive. we really did try all 1,200 products, and these are the best of the best. >> let's bring out some of the winners. let's begin with snacks. ben bringing them in for us. tell us what we've got. what we're looking at. >> i know. this is our snack dream. so we have some great potato chips. these are actually cape cod wave sea salt potato chips. when you're craving salty and crunchy these are the chips you are craving. if you like something a little
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spicier, we have these doritos flaming hot. they start out almost mild and then the heat builds and builds until your mouth is on fire but in a really good way. if you're looking for salsa, to dip some chips into, this is chunky texas with serrano and pineapple. a little sweet, a little spicy, great on chicken and fish. >> not the fourth without the grill, so i think, ben, my friend -- we're on a first name basis here -- you're going to bring out more snacks. so you say this is the best hot dog of all the hot dogs. >> of all the hot dogs. we tried a lot of hot dogs. these are nathan's jalapeno and cheddar stuffed burgers stuffed with chili and cheese and plump up with great char marks on the grill. this is the one you should get today. >> you're calling this the condiment supergroup. >> imagine ketchup and mayonnaise and mustard and relish all together. it's just like everything you want in a sauce and it's great on a salad too, and of course,
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you need cheese on your burger. this is kerry gold savory cheddar cheese slices and they are buttery and delicious and not too mild, not too sharp. just the perfect cheese for summer. >> best of the best. >> all right. let's slide on down the line here. we've got the snacks. we've got the stuff from the grill but we need something to wash it down with so what about drinks? >> oh, george. >> mr. george, one of the founding fathers, president washington, you look great. >> this is minute maid plus with antioxidants, lemonade, tropical lemonade, flavors of pineapple and mango and orange and apple so it's just like summer in a glass. this is welch's sparkling grape juice but nonalcoholic even though it comes in almost like a wine champagne bottle. looks like rose. it still has that fizzy, fruity deliciousness but looks special and then if you're looking for something water like water based that has a little flavor, san pellegrino with tangerine and wild strawberry.
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it's light, refreshing, perfect for a summer day. >> dessert is oftentimes people's favorite part of the meal. you have your favorite, again, president washington delivering. tell us what we're looking at. >> you definitely want ice cream at the end of your cookout. this is jenny's frose sorbet which is made with a little bit of rose wine. >> i like the name. >> frozen rose wine. it has strawberries and watermelon, really super refreshing with a kick of the rose wine. if you like cheesestake, the blue bunny sundae cups are good. >> you want one, whit. >> can i? here we go. >> cherry swirls and has graham cracker crumbs and candy bits speckled throughout so it's great. >> come here, you. >> and then you just need a good cookie. these are the fudge covered ore oreos, and it's the classic oreo everyone loves, but dunked in
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this dark, chocolaty fudgy shell and doesn't get soggy when you dip it in milk. i think thars that's a real plus. >> thank you and happy fourth of july to you, everybody. [ cheers and applause ] of course, the issue of people is on newsstands now. we're going to eat and we'll be right back. >> this is good. this is really good. e'll be right back. >> this is good. this is really good. finally, an eggo thick and fluffy waffle all to myself, whoa. karen, karen you've got to try this. breakfast in bed? major. husband. points. would you l'eggo your eggo? that leave therea lasting impression. like the feeling of movement as a new journey begins, or the sight of soft fur, warmed by the morning sun.
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you might remember new flavours, or a view that defies all expectations. these are the memories that stay with you, long after the moments have passed.
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we are back with the new abc drama "reef break."
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critics are calling it the ideal summer show to catch as a nightcap before bed. well, will reeve sat down with star poppy montgomery. >> hey, you think it's easy being surrounded by guys with guns all day? >> i thought you like the guys. >> i like the guns. >> you know her from without a trace and unforgettable. >> oh, yeah. >> we go. >> reporter: but now poppy montgomery is headed to abc with her new drama "reef break." >> not someone you can take. >> reporter: you have to describe this show in a tweet. go. >> sexy, surf, sunshine, beach reed, cat chambers. >> i'm in. >> bikinis. i could go on and on. it's the longest tweet in history. >> not a single reef close enough to use as a babe. -- base. >> maybe not on your map. >> how would you describe your character, cat?
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>> she is a force of nature. she's the person who, you know, says what everybody is thinking and wants to say but they don't have the cojones to say it. cat chambers just says it. >> you'll need a ride home. >> you do some of your own stunts or all? >> so i do all the jet ski stuff where i'm flying over the water as fast as the walt disney company will allow me. >> how do you shoot all that? >> it's challenging. when it's perfectly blue and a storm rolls in, you're like, oh, i may die today. not really. we do some pretty cool fast stuff. i actually panicked. i caught air on one jet ski, oh, i'm going up like over this big wave. i wanted to be in a show that my audience would respond to but a character that was more like me and also kind of wishful. i am a surfer but a not very good surfer so my character is an awesome surfer. i have always wanted to be a criminal. no, i'm kidding. >> why not.
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>> i have this side of me that wanted to be an outlaw so these -- she's a thief and a criminal. it's fun. there's nothing dark or heavy about it which is fun for me. it doesn't feel like i'm at work. >> our thanks to will reeve for that. you can see "reef break" on thursdays, 10:00, 9:00 central on abc. ginger. earlier, of course, amy, i brought you that patriotic goat. well, we are one-upping ourselves with a patriotic pomeranian. it is so cute. thank you for sending that to us. how about we get a look at some of the independence cities, the july 4th cities like patriot, ohio, today, 88. is somebody from patriot, ohio? oh, wow, that was really impressive, freedom, california.
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i got to go talk to these people from patriot, ohio. cecilia, let's head over to you. all right, ginger. thanks. now on this fourth of july, we want to honor a true american hero, a pilot -- listen to this -- who flew more than 400 missions in three different wars. it is a story that is very close to robin's heart because of her own family legacy. here's robin with more. >> reporter: on this july 4th we are given the opportunity to reflect on our rich history and those who have served our country, who protected and fought for our freedom, the freedom that we enjoy to this day. no one better exemplifies this sentiment than a true, american patriot, bronze star world war ii veteran, corporal charles mcgee. [ applause ] >> thank you. thank you. >> thank you for serving. >> reporter: 30 years in the air force. 409 missions and 99 years young,
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colonel charles mcgee is an american hero. wherever he goes in his iconic tuskegee airman red blazer all eyes are on him. >> thank you for your service, sir. >> appreciate that. >> reporter: the colonel, one of the first black fighter pilots who battled the enemy abroad and segregation back home. >> a black american, second class citizen, dig ditch, cook food, but do anything technical, impossible. >> reporter: but the tuskegee airmen made the seemingly impossible possible completing over 1,200 combat missions during world war ii. >> you might say the air force really led our country in providing equal access and equal opportunity for all. >> reporter: on this day of independence, colonel mcgee reminds us to set aside our differences and stand united as a country. >> we are all american now. why do they want to say you're oh, you're african-american? well, are you german-american?
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you have to realize it's one of the big challenges of today to recognize all for who they are, what they do and how they carry themselves, supporting their country. >> how is school? >> good. >> good? >> we're doing good. >> keep it good. you know why? you're the future of the country. >> i love that and that's what i try to pass on to young folks as they develop their talents and find them. hopefully they put their finger on something they enjoy doing. you realize that you have to reach out and share those experiences when folks ask how things, life is a blessing. >> the tuskegee airmen also known as the red tails and i'm an honorary member, that's why i have my red blazer, i'm also honored that i am the daughter of a tuskegee airmen, colonel lawrence e. roberts and like colonel mcgee he shared his secret to success with his children and colonel mcgee's are
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the four ps, perceive, prepare, perform and persevere. sounds a lot like my daddy. many thanks to the friends of the national world war ii monument and the daughters of the american revolution for letting us use their beautiful spaces. we appreciate it. happy fourth of july. [ applause ] >> our thanks to robin for that. we certainly salute colonel mcgee and all of our service members today. amy, we'll head over to you. all right, cecilia, i'm here with grammy winning singer elle varner, the hip-hop artist, gearing up to release her new project, "ellevation." i see what you did with that. that's next week. i like that. >> thank you. >> it's been almost seven years. >> yes. >> since your last -- well, since your debut album. tell us about the new project. >> only seven? well, i titled the project "ellevation" because it's truly how i overcame a lot of difficulties that i experienced over the last couple of years and i write about all of it in the album. i executive produced the album.
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it features collaborations from stacy barth, rhapsody, i'm producing on the album, girl power, so, yeah, july 12th you can preorder it now and it'll be available. >> that is amazing. i'm so excited and you're a very busy woman. you're performing tomorrow in new orleans. >> yes. >> and that's at the 25th annual essence festival. not your first time. >> no. >> not your first rodeo. how are you feeling about playing once again at such a legendary festival? >> so excited. now i have so much new music to play in addition to what i've done before. and i'm going to bring all of that magical energy from essence to new york actually on the 19th, sony hall, so if you want to see me july 19th, you can get your tickets. >> i love it. then you won a grammy we mentioned for your work with chance the rapper on "coloring book." chance will be performing at the "gma" summer concert series on august 16th. we're excited about that. what do you love about watching him perform? >> i love how generous he is a performer.
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so generous that i'll probably crash his set and do a song with him. >> ah. we would be so lucky and so honored. thanks so much. guess what, she is performing live. so you want to stay tuned for that. we'll be right back. [ applause ] "gma's" cafe sponsored by keurig. brew the love.
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all right. we are back with grammy winning singer and songwriter elle varner. her new project "ellevation" is out july 12th. here's her single "kinda love." [ applause ] ♪
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♪ i don't wanna be your homie ♪ i don't wanna be the chick you call three in the morning ♪ ♪ late night creep i'm asleep you're drunk and lonely ♪ ♪ wasting my time and you ain't got nothing for me you ain't got nothing for me ♪ ♪ don't want that kinda love don't want that kinda love, no no ♪ ♪ don't want that kinda love don't want that kinda love, no, no ♪ ♪ don't want that kinda love don't want that kinda love, no no ♪ ♪ don't want that kinda love don't want that kinda love, no no ♪ ♪ see, i'm so good on that kinda love, woah ♪ ♪ see, i'm so good on that kinda love, woah ♪ ♪ see, i'm so good on that kinda love see i'm so good, ayy ♪
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♪ now i ain't saying nothing crazy ♪ ♪ it ain't that deep it's not that complicated ♪ ♪ i just want good loving and some conversation ♪ ♪ if you ask me that's quite a combination ♪ ♪ and i want that elevation, oh, oh ♪ ♪ don't want that kinda love don't want that kinda love, no no ♪ ♪ don't want that kinda love don't want that kinda love, no, no ♪ ♪ don't want that kinda love don't want that kinda love ♪ ♪ don't want that kinda love don't want that kinda love, no no ♪ ♪ see, i'm so good on that kinda love ♪ ♪ that maybe that sometimes that playing comes alive ♪ ♪ just miss me, see, i'm so good ♪
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♪ love ♪ just miss we with that kinda love ♪ ♪ see, i'm so good on that kinda love ♪ ♪ love, love, love ♪ i don't want that kind of love ♪ ♪ see, i'm so good on that kinda love ♪ ♪ i'm so good, i'm so good, i'm so good, i'm so good ♪ ♪ i don't want that kinda love, don't need that kinda love ♪ ♪ please just miss that kinda love ♪ ♪ i don't want that kinda love ♪ can't leave that kinda love can't feel that kinda love ♪ [ applause ]
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>> announcer: this summer, "gma's" popping up across the country and now this wednesday, "gma's" popping up in -- wait for it, wait for it -- oh, come on. we're not going to tell you now. you've got to keep watching and we promise on our next stop, we're going big. this wednesday. it's "good morning america's" big summer road trip.
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[ applause ] want to give a big want to give a big thanks to elle varner. beautiful performance. >> great, great job. also want to thank our founding fatherers, benjamin franklin, george washington. >> thanks, founding fathers. happy fourth of july, guys. [ applause ] ers, benjamin franklin, george washington. >> thanks, founding fathers. happy fourth of july, guys. [ applause ]
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>> announcer: it's the 4th of july, and kelly and ryan are having a party-- a pool party. today here to splash in the pretend water, the guys from "stranger things." and you can't have a celebration without music, so o.a.r. is here asur holiday house band. and the co-hosts are tossing bags with the american cornhole champions. plus, members of our studio audience could win some holiday prizes when they compete in our 4th of july games all next on "live." [upbeat music]ive." ♪ and now here are your all-american co-hosts, kelly ripa and ryan seacrest. [cheers and applause]

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