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This Week In History: Mardi Gras!

(speaking in French) – [Spencer Bruttig] It’s Mardi Gras! And we answer the question, why was the first Mardis Gras party in Mobile, Alabama? Wait, what? Mardi Gras runs right along the Christian observance of Shrove Tuesday. And that is the day right before the Lenten Season. A season of sacrifice and temperament that leads …