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Alabama Mardi Gras

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Mardi Gras celebrations are in full swing along the coast of Alabama this weekend.   
Nine parades kicked off today in Mobile to Gulf Shores leading up to Mardi Gras - which is this Tuesday.
The most anticipated celebration for Mobile's Mardi Gras  is tomorrow, 'Joe Cain Day.' 
This day celebrates the man who revived the carnival celebration in mobile after the civil war.
Mobile claims to have the oldest Mardi Gras celebration in the country.
It leads up to the Christian season of Lent.

 

 

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