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Mardi Gras 2012
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Floating Parade
Queen Leigh Matthews toasts as the Okeanos parade rolls down Magazine Street on Feb. 19, 2012 in New Orleans, Louisiana. Twenty Cantrell Scenic Design floats carried 250 riders with the theme "Gone But Not Forgotten", honoring many New Orleans Treasures no longer in existence.

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