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Fat Tuesday Mardi Gras 2013

Babbette Hines and Carol Jean Dixon, both of

Babbette Hines and Carol Jean Dixon, both of New Orleans, pose with their costumes representing sad ladies of the night, inspired by Storyville photographer E.J. Bellocq, before the start of the Society of Saint Anne walking parade in the Bywater section of New Orleans during Mardi Gras. (Feb. 12, 2013) Photo Credit: AP

Many celebrate Fat Tuesday and Mardi Gras in New Orleans.

Babbette Hines and Carol Jean Dixon, both of
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Babbette Hines and Carol Jean Dixon, both of New Orleans, pose with their costumes representing sad ladies of the night, inspired by Storyville photographer E.J. Bellocq, before the start of the Society of Saint Anne walking parade in the Bywater section of New Orleans during Mardi Gras. (Feb. 12, 2013)

A Trojan horse float makes its way through
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A Trojan horse float makes its way through the crowd as revelers gather for the start of the Society of Saint Anne walking parade in the Bywater section of New Orleans during Mardi Gras. (Feb. 12, 2013)

Revelers gather for the start of the Society
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Revelers gather for the start of the Society of Saint Anne walking parade in the Bywater section of New Orleans. (Feb. 11, 2013)

Revelers gather for the start of the Society
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Revelers gather for the start of the Society of Saint Anne walking parade in the Bywater section of New Orleans. (Feb. 12, 2013)

Revelers yell for beads and trinkets during the
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Revelers yell for beads and trinkets during the Krewe of Bacchus Mardi Gras parade in New Orleans. (Feb. 10, 2013)

Addison Moran, 7, yells for beads and trinkets
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Addison Moran, 7, yells for beads and trinkets from the shoulders of her father Paul Moran during the Krewe of Bacchus Mardi Gras parade in New Orleans. (Feb. 10, 2013)

Members of the Laissez Boys Pleasure Aid &
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Members of the Laissez Boys Pleasure Aid & Leisure Club parade in motorized easy chairs during the Krewe of Orpheus Mardi Gras parade in New Orleans. (Feb. 11, 2013)

Revelers yell for beads and trinkets during the
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Revelers yell for beads and trinkets during the Krewe of Orpheus Mardi Gras parade in New Orleans. (Feb. 11, 2013)

Members of the Mardi Gras dance group The
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Members of the Mardi Gras dance group The Sirens perform during the Krewe of Orpheus Mardi Gras parade in New Orleans. (Feb. 11, 2013)

Flambeaus parade down St. Charles Avenue during the
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Flambeaus parade down St. Charles Avenue during the Krewe of Orpheus Mardi Gras parade in New Orleans. (Feb. 11, 2013)

Addison Moran, 7, yells for beads and trinket
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Addison Moran, 7, yells for beads and trinket from the shoulders of her father Paul Moran during the Krewe of Bacchus Mardi Gras parade in New Orleans. (Feb. 10, 2013)

Tudda Honore, 6, performs as a drum major
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Tudda Honore, 6, performs as a drum major with the "Roots of Music" marching band during the Krewe of Bacchus Mardi Gras parade in New Orleans. (Feb. 10, 2013)

Lynn Lake throws beads as she and her
Photo Credit: AP Photo Devon Ravine

Lynn Lake throws beads as she and her dog, Lillie, particpate in the 10th Annaul Mardi Gras Dog Parade held Sandestin Resort's Village at Baytowne Wharf in Destin, Fla. Sunday, Feb. 10, 2013. Hundreds of spectators lined the streets to see the well dressed canines and catch throws ranging from beads to dog biscuits in the annual parade, which is a fundraiser for the Alaqua Animal Refuge. (AP Photo/Northwest Florida Daily, Devon Ravine)

Revelers yell for beads and trinkets during the
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Revelers yell for beads and trinkets during the Krewe of Bacchus Mardi Gras parade in New Orleans. (Feb. 10, 2013)

Max Hebert, of Harvey, La., calls out for
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Max Hebert, of Harvey, La., calls out for throws during the Krewe of Okeanos Mardi Gras parade in New Orleans. (Feb. 10, 2013)

Victoria Mendel, 15, of New Orleans, rests between
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Victoria Mendel, 15, of New Orleans, rests between Mardi Gras parades on Napoleon Avenue in New Orleans. (Feb. 10, 2013)

Floats roll down Napoleon Ave. during the Krewe
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Floats roll down Napoleon Ave. during the Krewe of Okeanos parade in New Orleans. (Feb. 10, 2013)

People throw beads from floats during the Krewe
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People throw beads from floats during the Krewe of Okeanos Mardi Gras parade in New Orleans. (Feb. 10, 2013)

Cardale Waterhouse gets a helping hand from an
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Cardale Waterhouse gets a helping hand from an older band member as he marches with the Medard Nelson Charter School band during the Krewe of Mid-City Mardi Gras parade in New Orleans. (Feb. 10, 2013)

Carnival riders throw beads from a float during
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Carnival riders throw beads from a float during the Krewe of Mid-City Mardi Gras parade in New Orleans. (Feb. 11, 2013)

Mirella Reilly, of New Orleans, dances with her
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Mirella Reilly, of New Orleans, dances with her daughter Luciana Reilly, 6, as a marching band passes during the Krewe of Mid-City Mardi Gras parade in New Orleans. (Feb. 10, 2013)

Carnival riders throw trinkets from floats during the
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Carnival riders throw trinkets from floats during the Krewe of Mid-City Mardi Gras parade in New Orleans. (Feb. 10, 2013)

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