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Mardi Gras – New Orleans style

        Mardi Gras is officially the period before Lent, but these days, everyone celebrates it, especially in New Orleans. The official Mardi Gras colors were chosen in 1872: Purple (representing justice), Green (representing faith) and Gold (representing power). It’s most common to see these colors used in parades, Venetian style masks, costumes, and beads. Other […]