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Mardi Gras in New Orleans

A man walks through the French Quarter during Mardi Gras celebrations in New Orleans, Louisiana. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton

A man walks through the French Quarter during Mardi Gras celebrations in New Orleans, Louisiana. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton

A man walks through the French Quarter during Mardi Gras celebrations in New Orleans, Louisiana. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton
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People celebrate Mardi Gras at the French Quarter in New Orleans, Louisiana. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton

People celebrate Mardi Gras at the French Quarter in New Orleans, Louisiana. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton

People celebrate Mardi Gras at the French Quarter in New Orleans, Louisiana. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton
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Members of the New Orleans Baby Doll Ladies march during the Krewe of Zulu parade at Mardi Gras in New Orleans, Louisiana. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton

Members of the New Orleans Baby Doll Ladies march during the Krewe of Zulu parade at Mardi Gras in New Orleans, Louisiana. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton

Members of the New Orleans Baby Doll Ladies march during the Krewe of Zulu parade at Mardi Gras in New Orleans, Louisiana. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton
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People celebrate Mardi Gras at the French Quarter in New Orleans, Louisiana. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton

People celebrate Mardi Gras at the French Quarter in New Orleans, Louisiana. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton

People celebrate Mardi Gras at the French Quarter in New Orleans, Louisiana. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton
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People celebrate Mardi Gras at the French Quarter in New Orleans, Louisiana. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton

People celebrate Mardi Gras at the French Quarter in New Orleans, Louisiana. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton

People celebrate Mardi Gras at the French Quarter in New Orleans, Louisiana. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton
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People celebrate Mardi Gras at the French Quarter in New Orleans, Louisiana. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton

People celebrate Mardi Gras at the French Quarter in New Orleans, Louisiana. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton

People celebrate Mardi Gras at the French Quarter in New Orleans, Louisiana. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton
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People celebrate Mardi Gras at the French Quarter in New Orleans, Louisiana. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton

People celebrate Mardi Gras at the French Quarter in New Orleans, Louisiana. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton

People celebrate Mardi Gras at the French Quarter in New Orleans, Louisiana. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton
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People celebrate Mardi Gras at the French Quarter in New Orleans, Louisiana. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton

People celebrate Mardi Gras at the French Quarter in New Orleans, Louisiana. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton

People celebrate Mardi Gras at the French Quarter in New Orleans, Louisiana. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton
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People celebrate Mardi Gras at the French Quarter in New Orleans, Louisiana. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton

People celebrate Mardi Gras at the French Quarter in New Orleans, Louisiana. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton

People celebrate Mardi Gras at the French Quarter in New Orleans, Louisiana. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton
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People watch the Krewe of Zulu parade march Mardi Gras in New Orleans, Louisiana. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton

People watch the Krewe of Zulu parade march Mardi Gras in New Orleans, Louisiana. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton

People watch the Krewe of Zulu parade march Mardi Gras in New Orleans, Louisiana. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton
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People cheer at floats as they pass by during the Krewe of Zulu parade during Mardi Gras in New Orleans, Louisiana. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton

People cheer at floats as they pass by during the Krewe of Zulu parade during Mardi Gras in New Orleans, Louisiana. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton

People cheer at floats as they pass by during the Krewe of Zulu parade during Mardi Gras in New Orleans, Louisiana. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton
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Float riders look out at the crowd during the Krewe of Zulu parade during Mardi Gras in New Orleans, Louisiana. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton

Float riders look out at the crowd during the Krewe of Zulu parade during Mardi Gras in New Orleans, Louisiana. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton

Float riders look out at the crowd during the Krewe of Zulu parade during Mardi Gras in New Orleans, Louisiana. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton
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Members of a school dance group perform during the Krewe of Zulu parade during Mardi Gras in New Orleans, Louisiana. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton

Members of a school dance group perform during the Krewe of Zulu parade during Mardi Gras in New Orleans, Louisiana. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton

Members of a school dance group perform during the Krewe of Zulu parade during Mardi Gras in New Orleans, Louisiana. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton
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Andrea McGuffee dances during Lundi Gras celebration during Mardi Gras in New Orleans, Louisiana. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton

Andrea McGuffee dances during Lundi Gras celebration during Mardi Gras in New Orleans, Louisiana. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton

Andrea McGuffee dances during Lundi Gras celebration during Mardi Gras in New Orleans, Louisiana. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton
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A man watches as the Krewe of Zulu parade marches during Mardi Gras in New Orleans, Louisiana. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton

A man watches as the Krewe of Zulu parade marches during Mardi Gras in New Orleans, Louisiana. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton

A man watches as the Krewe of Zulu parade marches during Mardi Gras in New Orleans, Louisiana. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton
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A girl holds out a fishing net full of beads as the Krewe of Zulu parade marches during Mardi Gras in New Orleans, Louisiana. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton

A girl holds out a fishing net full of beads as the Krewe of Zulu parade marches during Mardi Gras in New Orleans, Louisiana. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton

A girl holds out a fishing net full of beads as the Krewe of Zulu parade marches during Mardi Gras in New Orleans, Louisiana. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton
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People march during the Krewe of Zulu parade during Mardi Gras in New Orleans, Louisiana. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton

People march during the Krewe of Zulu parade during Mardi Gras in New Orleans, Louisiana. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton

People march during the Krewe of Zulu parade during Mardi Gras in New Orleans, Louisiana. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton
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Members of the Mondo Kayo Social and Marching Club march during the Krewe of Zulu parade at Mardi Gras in New Orleans, Louisiana. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton

Members of the Mondo Kayo Social and Marching Club march during the Krewe of Zulu parade at Mardi Gras in New Orleans, Louisiana. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton

Members of the Mondo Kayo Social and Marching Club march during the Krewe of Zulu parade at Mardi Gras in New Orleans, Louisiana. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton
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People watch the Krewe of Zulu parade march at Mardi Gras in New Orleans, Louisiana. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton

People watch the Krewe of Zulu parade march at Mardi Gras in New Orleans, Louisiana. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton

People watch the Krewe of Zulu parade march at Mardi Gras in New Orleans, Louisiana. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton
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King Zulu, Adonis Expose, waves to the crowd during the Krewe of Zulu parade during Mardi Gras in New Orleans, Louisiana. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton

King Zulu, Adonis Expose, waves to the crowd during the Krewe of Zulu parade during Mardi Gras in New Orleans, Louisiana. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton

King Zulu, Adonis Expose, waves to the crowd during the Krewe of Zulu parade during Mardi Gras in New Orleans, Louisiana. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton
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People march during the Krewe of Zulu parade during Mardi Gras in New Orleans, Louisiana. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton

People march during the Krewe of Zulu parade during Mardi Gras in New Orleans, Louisiana. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton

People march during the Krewe of Zulu parade during Mardi Gras in New Orleans, Louisiana. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton
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Members of the Mondo Kayo Social and Marching Club march during the Krewe of Zulu parade at Mardi Gras in New Orleans, Louisiana. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton

Members of the Mondo Kayo Social and Marching Club march during the Krewe of Zulu parade at Mardi Gras in New Orleans, Louisiana. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton

Members of the Mondo Kayo Social and Marching Club march during the Krewe of Zulu parade at Mardi Gras in New Orleans, Louisiana. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton
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A float makes its way through the Bacchus parade during Mardi Gras in New Orleans, Louisiana. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton

A float makes its way through the Bacchus parade during Mardi Gras in New Orleans, Louisiana. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton

A float makes its way through the Bacchus parade during Mardi Gras in New Orleans, Louisiana. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton
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A high school marching band plays before the start of the Bacchus parade during Mardi Gras in New Orleans, Louisiana. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton

A high school marching band plays before the start of the Bacchus parade during Mardi Gras in New Orleans, Louisiana. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton

A high school marching band plays before the start of the Bacchus parade during Mardi Gras in New Orleans, Louisiana. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton
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People watch as floats make their way during the Bacchus parade at Mardi Gras in New Orleans, Louisiana. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton

People watch as floats make their way during the Bacchus parade at Mardi Gras in New Orleans, Louisiana. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton

People watch as floats make their way during the Bacchus parade at Mardi Gras in New Orleans, Louisiana. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton
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Float riders throw beads at the Bacchus parade during Mardi Gras in New Orleans, Louisiana. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton

Float riders throw beads at the Bacchus parade during Mardi Gras in New Orleans, Louisiana. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton

Float riders throw beads at the Bacchus parade during Mardi Gras in New Orleans, Louisiana. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton
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