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Photo Gallery: Irvine celebrates Great Park Trails grand opening with high-fives
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Photo Gallery: Irvine celebrates Great Park Trails grand opening with high-fives

Photo Gallery: Irvine celebrates Great Park Trails grand opening with high-fives

Retired member of the United States Marine Corps Bill Cook, of Mission Viejo, gives the first high-five to U.S. Army Vietnam veteran Robert Brower, of Irvine, to start a high-five chain to celebrate the grand opening of the Great Park Trails in Irvine on June 15, 2019. U.S. Army veteran John Rowe of Tustin stands to the right of Brower.

 (Raul Roa / Staff Photographer)
Photo Gallery: Irvine celebrates Great Park Trails grand opening with high-fives

From left, Emile K. Haddad of the developer FivePoint, Irvine Mayor Christina Shea and Mayor Pro Rem Anthony Kuo give the last high fives to celebrate the grand opening of the Great Park Trails in Irvine on June 15, 2019.

 (Raul Roa / Staff Photographer)
Photo Gallery: Irvine celebrates Great Park Trails grand opening with high-fives

Members of the community lined up to give each other high-fives from the start to the end of the new Great Parks trail, in an attempt to break the world record for “Longest High-Five Chain.” The record was not broken.

 (Raul Roa / Staff Photographer)
Photo Gallery: Irvine celebrates Great Park Trails grand opening with high-fives

Thousands showed up to celebrate the grand opening of the Great Park Trails, lining up to give each other high-fives from the start to the end of the nearly 1.5-mile trail.

 (Raul Roa / Staff Photographer)
Photo Gallery: Irvine celebrates Great Park Trails grand opening with high-fives

Aubrey Pataky, 28, of Orange, left, and 13 year old Kayleigh Wilson of Santa Ana high-five each other as part of the celebratory high-five chain at Great Park Trails.

 (Raul Roa / Staff Photographer)
Photo Gallery: Irvine celebrates Great Park Trails grand opening with high-fives

A woman high fives her dog, in preparation for the celebratory high-five chain that thousands of community members participated in to celebrate the grand opening of the Great Park Trails.

 (Raul Roa / Staff Photographer)
Photo Gallery: Irvine celebrates Great Park Trails grand opening with high-fives

Irvine Police officers Craig Voors,  Sean-Pau Crawford, and Bob Smith participated in the high-five chain celebrating the Great Park Trails opening in Irvine.

 (Raul Roa / Staff Photographer)
Photo Gallery: Irvine celebrates Great Park Trails grand opening with high-fives

The Ducks hockey team mascot Wild Wings entertained the crowds while members of the community lined up to give each other high-fives from the start to the end of the nearly 1.5-mile Great Park trail. 

 (Raul Roa / Staff Photographer)
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