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Babbette Hines and Carol Jean Dixon, both of New Orleans, pose with their costumes representing sad ladies of the night in the Bywater section of New Orleans during Mardi Gras Day.
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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.
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Bikers roll down Chartres Street on Mardi Gras Day in New Orleans. Fat Tuesday, the traditional celebration on the day before Ash Wednesday and the beginning of Lent, is marked in New Orleans with parades and marches.
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Skeleton Krewe member Jaw Bone takes off his skull while taking a break during Mardi Gras near Jackson Square in the French Quarter in New Orleans.
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A reveler shows off his Mardi Gras mask during the Krewe of Okeanos parade in New Orleans.
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Revelers yell for beads and trinkets during the Krewe of Orpheus Mardi Gras parade in New Orleans.
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Floats pass down Napoleon Avenue during the Krewe of Mid-City Mardi Gras parade in New Orleans.
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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.
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Entertainer Harry Connick Jr. rides in the Orpheus Mardi Gras parade as it rolls through the streets of New Orleans.
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Actress Mariska Hargitay rides in the Orpheus Mardi Gras parade in New Orleans.
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Revelers yell for beads and trinkets during the Krewe of Bacchus Mardi Gras parade in New Orleans.
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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.
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