Mardi Gras in New Orleans (40 images)

Mardi Gras revelers crowd a soggy Bourbon Street on Fat Tuesday in the French Quarter of New Orleans.
Updated: Feb. 12, 2013 at 6:34 PM
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The Jester float, a cheerful symbol of Mardi Gras, rolls in the Rex parade past St. Charles Avenue and Canal Street in New Orleans on Fat Tuesday, February 12, 2013, as spectators reach for beads. Parades rolled and the party went on despite sporadic showers. UPI/A.J. Sisco
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