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Louisiana – Close to a week has gone by in New Orleans of partying. Tons of food, music, partying, and the customary beads of the celebration are around people’s necks.

Before the Catholic holiday of Lent in which people usually fast from certain types of foods or drinks, people go out and party and indulge in those treats they will go without for for close to 40 days.

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Mardi Gras 2011