Mummers open new decade in Philadelphia

Members of the Greater Overbrook String Band perform during the Mummers Parade in Philadelphia, Friday, Jan. 1, 2010. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)

January 1, 2010 8:49:08 PM PST
The sun shone on the 110th annual Mummers Parade as organizers and city officials made a last-minute decision to give the New Year's Day tradition the go-ahead after initial fears of bad weather.