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Photos of the Week, June 30-July 6

Host parent Darlen Godfrey of Goffstown greets Fresh Air kid Victor Mina of New York City after he arrived by bus in Londonderry on Monday. About 150 New Hampshire families will host 161 children from New York City for two weeks.  (DAVID LANE/UNION LEADER)
Host families pick up Fresh Air kids arriving by bus in Londonderry on Monday. About 150 New Hampshire families will host 161 children from New York City for two weeks.  (DAVID LANE/UNION LEADER)
The first wave of Fresh Air kids arrived by bus in Londonderry on Monday. About 150 New Hampshire families will host 161 children from New York City for two weeks.  (DAVID LANE/UNION LEADER)
Sibit Kiir, top right, Jon Manheim and Jenna Merritt of Southern New Hampshire Services distribute free lunches near Hunt's Pool as part of Southern New Hampshire Services Food for Kids program. (DAVID LANE/UNION LEADER)
An umbrella-clad pedestrian walks down Commerical Street past "Millie" The Mill Girl statue in Manchester on Monday. Unsettled weather is forecast through Thursday.  (DAVID LANE/UNION LEADER)
The weather continued to be the big story on the first day of July with no end in sight for the heat and thunderstorms bringing heavy downpours and flooding to New England. Philip Fitanides, owner of the site of Hooksett Fireworks, was prepared Monday evening to direct customers to the lot in front of the store owned by Christina Katsikas, president of Hooksett Fireworks. The weather and demands of weekday work contributed to a slow Monday following a very busy weekend according to Katsikas. She expected busy to increase dramatically with the upcoming Thursday Fourth of July and long weekend for many fireworks consumer. She planned store hours until 11 p.m. Wednesday night to accommodate working customers. (Bruce Taylor/Union Leader)
The weather continued to be the big story on the first day of July with no end in sight for the heat and thunderstorms bringing heavy downpours and flooding to New England. Waters rage over the Hooksett Hydro Dam of the Merrimack River in this High Dynamic Range photo created by combining five bracketed exposures of the same scene. (Bruce Taylor/Union Leader)
The weather continued to be the big story on the first day of July with no end in sight for the heat and thunderstorms bringing heavy downpours and flooding to New England. A trio of geese enjoy the weather fit for a duck on Dubes Pond in Hooksett. (Bruce Taylor/Union Leader)
Katherine Allen, of Londonderry, counts out 10 running bibs for her and her family with her son Derek after getting the bibs at the Executive Health and Sports Center in Manchester Tuesday afternoon in preparation for today's Manchester Mile and 5K races. (Mark Bolton/Union Leader)
Carol Rzasa, left, of Derry, watches as volunteer Amy Dalrymple looks for running bibs for Rzasa at the Executive Health and Sports Center in Manchester Tuesday afternoon in preparation for today's Manchester Mile and 5K races. (Mark Bolton/Union Leader)
Fireworks explode over the Bridge Street bridge and Arms Park in Manchester Wednesday. (Mark Bolton/Union Leader)
Manchester's fireworks display at Arms Park is framed by the Bridge Street bridge Wednesday.  (Mark Bolton/Union Leader)
Fireworks explode over the Bridge Street bridge and Arms Park in Manchester Wednesday. (Mark Bolton/Union Leader)
Zachary Levesque, 12, and Kaeli Russell, 6, enjoy lunch at Hunt's Pool in Manchester on Thursday as part of Southern New Hampshire Services summer food program.  (DAVID LANE/UNION LEADER)
The contents of a Food for Kids free lunch includes grapes, sugar-snap peas, string cheese, graham crackers, yogurt and milk.  (DAVID LANE/UNION LEADER)
Jane Lang of Salem leads a chant of "some cuts never heal" as protesters form a human chain in front of Sen. Kelly Ayotte's (R-NH) Manchester office to prostest a Social Security benefit cut Tuesday. Members of the New Hampshire Alliance for Retired Americans formed the chain to protest Ayotte's position on the Chained CPI.  (DAVID LANE/UNION LEADER)
Protesters form a human chain in front of Sen. Kelly Ayotte's (R-NH) Manchester office to prostest a Social Security benefit cut Tuesday. Members of the New Hampshire Alliance for Retired Americans formed the chain to protest Ayotte's position on the Chained Consumer Price Index. (DAVID LANE/UNION LEADER)
Jon Manheim and Jenna Merritt of Southern New Hampshire Services distribute free lunches to children at Hunt's Pool in Manchester on Thursday.  (DAVID LANE/UNION LEADER)
Sibit Kiir, from left, Jon Manheim and Jenna Merritt of Southern New Hampshire Services set up for lunch at Hunt's Pool on Thursday as part of Southern New Hampshire Services' summer food program.  (DAVID LANE/UNION LEADER)
A pair of immature American Bald Eagles perch near their nest in a white pine tree in Manchester on Monday. The eaglets hatched in April and remain near the site of a nest build by the Audubon Society as part of the organization's eagle restoration efforts, funding by the New Hampshire Fish and Game Department. According to Audubon, there are 35 territorial pairs and 28 nests in New Hamsphire.  (DAVID LANE/UNION LEADER)
Sally Dreckmann, president of Manchester Central Little League, is looking forward to hosting the state tournament at Harris Field in Manchester. (DAVID LANE/UNION LEADER)
A small group demonstrating thier right to bear arms gathers outside of the Millyard Museum in Manchester on Friday afternoon as Former U.S. Representative Gabrielle Giffords and her husband Mark Kelly hold a press conference inside.  (Bruce Preston / Union Leader)
Adam Orcutt of Concord was among a small group demonstrating thier right to bear arms outside of the Millyard Museum in Manchester on Friday afternoon as Former U.S. Representative Gabrielle Giffords and her husband Mark Kelly hold a press conference inside.  (Bruce Preston / Union Leader)
Members of the family of Mabel Lamontagne, wife of the founder of the Red Arrow Diner, gather at the diner on Friday following a memorial serive to 'celebrate her life'. In the photo above (from left) are Monty Bancroft, daughter Rita Lamontagne-Bowlby, granddaughter Karen Bancroft and great granddaughter Julie Bancroft.  (Bruce Preston / Union Leader)
Former Arizona congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords holds a press conference at the Millyard Museum in Manchester on Friday afternoon. She and her husband, astronaut Mark Kelly are making a swing through New Hampshire to promote their Americans for Responsible Solutions organization. (Bruce Preston / Union Leader)
Ray Lamontagne, the son of Mabel Lamontagne, wife of the founder of the Red Arrow Diner, remembers his mother as he sits at the diner on Friday afternoon following a memorial service for her. (Bruce Preston / Union Leader)
Former Arizona congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords and her husband, astronaut Mark Kelly take questions at a press conference at the Millyard Museum in Manchester on Friday afternoon. The two are making a swing through New Hampshire to promote their Americans for Responsible Solutions organization. (Bruce Preston / Union Leader)
Paul Bass of Hooksett, and Cheryl Ladieu of Goffstown, relax by Lake Massabessic in Auburn Saturday afternoon. (Mark Bolton/Union Leader)