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Warren and Jean Draves have lived in Racine all their lives and in their home on Main Street for the last 20 years.

Every year, they get a front-row seat to the “behind the scenes” of the annual 4th of July parade and Fourth Fest. They talk to folks on floats and clap their hands to the music being played by groups warming up for the main event.

We first met the Draves at the 2013 parade and missed them last year. This year we caught up with them again and asked them what they like most about living in Racine.