Mardi Gras 2012

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2012 Mardi Gras Day
New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu (C) plays trumpet before marching in the Krewe of Zulu Parade on 2012 Mardi Gras Day on February 21, 2012 in New Orleans, Louisiana.
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2012 Mardi Gras Day
New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu (C) and the Zulu Rascals pose before marching in the Krewe of Zulu Parade on 2012 Mardi Gras Day on February 21, 2012 in New Orleans, Louisiana.
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(credit: Skip Bolen/Getty Images)
2012 Krewe Of Orpheus Parade
A Mardi Gras float in the 2012 Krewe of Proteus Parade on February 20, 2012 in New Orleans, Louisiana.
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(credit: Skip Bolen/Getty Images)
2012 Krewe Of Orpheus Parade
A Mardi Gras float in the 2012 Krewe of Proteus Parade on February 20, 2012 in New Orleans, Louisiana.
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(credit: Skip Bolen/Getty Images)
2012 Krewe Of Orpheus Parade
Torch bearing Flambeaux march in the 2012 Krewe of Orpheus Parade on February 20, 2012 in New Orleans, Louisiana.
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(credit: Skip Bolen/Getty Images)
2012 Krewe Of Orpheus Parade
Torch bearing Flambeaux march in the 2012 Krewe of Orpheus Parade on February 20, 2012 in New Orleans, Louisiana.
(credit: Skip Bolen/Getty Images)
(credit: Skip Bolen/Getty Images)
2012 Krewe Of Orpheus Parade
A Mardi Gras float in the 2012 Krewe of Proteus Parade on February 20, 2012 in New Orleans, Louisiana.
(credit: Skip Bolen/Getty Images)
(credit: Skip Bolen/Getty Images)
2012 Krewe Of Orpheus Parade
Actresses Hillary Swank and Mariska Hargitay toss beads and doubloons to fans as they ride in the 2012 Krewe of Orpheus Parade on February 20, 2012 in New Orleans, Louisiana.
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(credit: Skip Bolen/Getty Images)
2012 Krewe Of Orpheus Parade
Krewe of Orpheus co-founder Harry Connick Jr. prepares to step aboard his Mardi Gras float in the 2012 Krewe of Orpheus Parade on February 20, 2012 in New Orleans, Louisiana.
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(credit: Skip Bolen/Getty Images)
2012 Krewe Of Orpheus Parade
Krewe of Orpheus co-founder Harry Connick Jr. rides in the 2012 Krewe of Orpheus Parade on February 20, 2012 in New Orleans, Louisiana.
(credit: Skip Bolen/Getty Images)
(credit: Skip Bolen/Getty Images)
2012 Krewe Of Orpheus Parade
A Mardi Gras float in the 2012 Krewe of Proteus Parade on February 20, 2012 in New Orleans, Louisiana.
(credit: Skip Bolen/Getty Images)
(credit: Skip Bolen/Getty Images)
2012 Krewe Of Orpheus Parade
Cyndi Lauper going to her awaiting Mardi Gras float in the 2012 Krewe of Orpheus Parade on February 20, 2012 in New Orleans, Louisiana.
(credit: Skip Bolen/Getty Images)
(credit: Skip Bolen/Getty Images)
2012 Krewe Of Orpheus Parade
Actresses Hillary Swank and Mariska Hargitay toss beads and doubloons to fans as they ride in the 2012 Krewe of Orpheus Parade on February 20, 2012 in New Orleans, Louisiana.
(credit: Skip Bolen/Getty Images)
(credit: Skip Bolen/Getty Images)
2012 Krewe Of Orpheus Parade
Krewe of Orpheus co-founder Harry Connick Jr. rides in the 2012 Krewe of Orpheus Parade on February 20, 2012 in New Orleans, Louisiana.
(credit: Skip Bolen/Getty Images)

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