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St. Patrick's Day celebration in Colorado Springs

The celebration begins at Jack Quinn's Irish Pub and Restaurant Friday, March 17, 2017, in downtown Colorado Springs. Photo by Christian Murdock

The Celtic Steps dancer perform during the St. Patrick's Day celebration Friday, March 17, 2017, at Jack Quinn's Irish Pub and Restaurant in Colorado Springs.  (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)
The Celtic Steps dancer perform during the St. Patrick's Day celebration Friday, March 17, 2017, at Jack Quinn's Irish Pub and Restaurant in Colorado Springs. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

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Sarah Brubaker paints a shamrock on Kylee Perez during the St. Patrick's Day celebration Friday, March 17, 2017, at Jack Quinn's Irish Pub and Restaurant in Colorado Springs. Brubaker has been painting the four-leaf clovers at Jack Quinn’s for the last eight years and painted more than a 1,000 of them last year.   (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)
Sarah Brubaker paints a shamrock on Kylee Perez during the St. Patrick's Day celebration Friday, March 17, 2017, at Jack Quinn's Irish Pub and Restaurant in Colorado Springs. Brubaker has been painting the four-leaf clovers at Jack Quinn’s for the last eight years and painted more than a 1,000 of them last year. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

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The Celtic Steps dancer perform during the St. Patrick's Day celebration Friday, March 17, 2017, at Jack Quinn's Irish Pub and Restaurant in Colorado Springs.  (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)
The Celtic Steps dancer perform during the St. Patrick's Day celebration Friday, March 17, 2017, at Jack Quinn's Irish Pub and Restaurant in Colorado Springs. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

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The Celtic Steps dancer perform during the St. Patrick's Day celebration Friday, March 17, 2017, at Jack Quinn's Irish Pub and Restaurant in Colorado Springs.  (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)
The Celtic Steps dancer perform during the St. Patrick's Day celebration Friday, March 17, 2017, at Jack Quinn's Irish Pub and Restaurant in Colorado Springs. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

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The Celtic Steps dancer perform during the St. Patrick's Day celebration Friday, March 17, 2017, at Jack Quinn's Irish Pub and Restaurant in Colorado Springs.  (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)
The Celtic Steps dancer perform during the St. Patrick's Day celebration Friday, March 17, 2017, at Jack Quinn's Irish Pub and Restaurant in Colorado Springs. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

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The Celtic Steps dancer perform during the St. Patrick's Day celebration Friday, March 17, 2017, at Jack Quinn's Irish Pub and Restaurant in Colorado Springs.  (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)
The Celtic Steps dancer perform during the St. Patrick's Day celebration Friday, March 17, 2017, at Jack Quinn's Irish Pub and Restaurant in Colorado Springs. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

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Sarah Brubaker paints a shamrock on Madelyne Garcia during the St. Patrick's Day celebration Friday, March 17, 2017, at Jack Quinn's Irish Pub and Restaurant in Colorado Springs. Brubaker has been painting the four-leaf clovers at Jack Quinn’s for the last eight years and painted more than a 1,000 of them last year.   (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)
Sarah Brubaker paints a shamrock on Madelyne Garcia during the St. Patrick's Day celebration Friday, March 17, 2017, at Jack Quinn's Irish Pub and Restaurant in Colorado Springs. Brubaker has been painting the four-leaf clovers at Jack Quinn’s for the last eight years and painted more than a 1,000 of them last year. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

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Celtic Steps dancers wait for their turn to dance during the St. Patrick's Day celebration Friday, March 17, 2017, at Jack Quinn's Irish Pub and Restaurant in Colorado Springs.  (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)
Celtic Steps dancers wait for their turn to dance during the St. Patrick's Day celebration Friday, March 17, 2017, at Jack Quinn's Irish Pub and Restaurant in Colorado Springs. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

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Sarah Brubaker paints a shamrock on Brandie Stimpson while Tabbatha Chesire watches during the St. Patrick's Day celebration Friday, March 17, 2017, at Jack Quinn's Irish Pub and Restaurant in Colorado Springs. Brubaker has been painting the four-leaf clovers at Jack Quinn’s for the last eight years and painted more than a 1,000 of them last year.   (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)
Sarah Brubaker paints a shamrock on Brandie Stimpson while Tabbatha Chesire watches during the St. Patrick's Day celebration Friday, March 17, 2017, at Jack Quinn's Irish Pub and Restaurant in Colorado Springs. Brubaker has been painting the four-leaf clovers at Jack Quinn’s for the last eight years and painted more than a 1,000 of them last year. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

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The Celtic Steps dancer perform during the St. Patrick's Day celebration Friday, March 17, 2017, at Jack Quinn's Irish Pub and Restaurant in Colorado Springs.  (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)
The Celtic Steps dancer perform during the St. Patrick's Day celebration Friday, March 17, 2017, at Jack Quinn's Irish Pub and Restaurant in Colorado Springs. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

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The lunch crowd watches the Celtic Steps dancers perform during the St. Patrick's Day celebration Friday, March 17, 2017, at Jack Quinn's Irish Pub and Restaurant in Colorado Springs.  (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)
The lunch crowd watches the Celtic Steps dancers perform during the St. Patrick's Day celebration Friday, March 17, 2017, at Jack Quinn's Irish Pub and Restaurant in Colorado Springs. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

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The crowd watches the Celtic Steps dancers perform during the St. Patrick's Day celebration Friday, March 17, 2017, at Jack Quinn's Irish Pub and Restaurant in Colorado Springs.  (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)
The crowd watches the Celtic Steps dancers perform during the St. Patrick's Day celebration Friday, March 17, 2017, at Jack Quinn's Irish Pub and Restaurant in Colorado Springs. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

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Sarah Brubaker paints a shamrock on Tabbatha Chesire during the St. Patrick's Day celebration Friday, March 17, 2017, at Jack Quinn's Irish Pub and Restaurant in Colorado Springs. Brubaker has been painting the four-leaf clovers at Jack Quinn’s for the last eight years and painted more than a 1,000 of them last year.   (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)
Sarah Brubaker paints a shamrock on Tabbatha Chesire during the St. Patrick's Day celebration Friday, March 17, 2017, at Jack Quinn's Irish Pub and Restaurant in Colorado Springs. Brubaker has been painting the four-leaf clovers at Jack Quinn’s for the last eight years and painted more than a 1,000 of them last year. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

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Celtic Steps dancers wait for their turn to dance during the St. Patrick's Day celebration Friday, March 17, 2017, at Jack Quinn's Irish Pub and Restaurant in Colorado Springs.  (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)
Celtic Steps dancers wait for their turn to dance during the St. Patrick's Day celebration Friday, March 17, 2017, at Jack Quinn's Irish Pub and Restaurant in Colorado Springs. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

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