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New Orleans Celebrated Fat Tuesday In Style

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<a href="http://on.aol.com/video/new-orleans-celebrated-fat-tuesday-in-style-519486596"> </a> From elaborate costumes to beads to brass bands, the streets of New Orleans were filled today for Fat Tuesday. This is the last day of the famous Mardi Gras celebration, and thousands of people gathered along St. Charles Avenue and Canal Street to watch the final parade in the French Quarter. Fat Tuesday is the last day before lent, and meant to be a large celebration, for Wednesday brings spiritual renewal.