Local teenager rings Liberty Bell on Independence Day

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PHILADELPHIA, Penn. -- An Avon High School senior visited Philadelphia Tuesday to mark Independence Day in a unique way.

Madelynne Hunter got to ring the Liberty Bell.

She spoke with FOX59 Morning News about the honor Tuesday morning. You can see that interview in the video above.

Every year, descendants of the signers of the Declaration of Independence ring the bell on July 4. Hunter, an Avon High School student, is a descendant of Abraham Clark. She and seven others were honored at Tuesday's ceremony.