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TUESDAY, FEB. 24, 2009, 3:56 P.M.

A Celebration, Then Ash Wednesday

ORG XMIT: LAAB110 A rider looks to throw his beads during the Krewe of Bacchus parade in the Uptown area of New Orleans Sunday, Feb. 22, 2009.  (AP Photo/Alex Brandon) (Alex Brandon / The Spokesman-Review)
ORG XMIT: LAAB110 A rider looks to throw his beads during the Krewe of Bacchus parade in the Uptown area of New Orleans Sunday, Feb. 22, 2009. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon) (Alex Brandon / The Spokesman-Review)

A rider looks to throw his beads during the Krewe of Bacchus parade in New Orleans. Today, of course, New Orleans celebrates Fat Tuesday, the last day before the Catholic Lenten season begins with Ash Wednesday, by indulging in its annual Mardi Gras festivities. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

Question: Do you give some indulgence up in observation of Lent?




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