NEW ORLEANS TO HOLD MARDI GRAS DESPITE DAMAGE

NEW ORLEANS TO HOLD MARDI GRAS DESPITE DAMAGE

Mardi Gras floats are stored in a warehouse at Poland Street Wharf in New Orleans on Sept. 12, 2005. The city plans to hold Mardi Gras at the end of February despite the extensive damage caused by Hurricane Katrina and the subsequent flooding. (UPI Photo/Roger L. Wollenberg)