New Orleans, LOUISIANA, USA. 2nd Mar, 2014. Actor Hugh Laurie throws beads out to the crowd as Bacchus 2014 during the Krewe of Bacchus Parade in New Orleans, Louisiana on March 2, 2014. New Orleans is celebrating Mardi Gras which cullminates on Fat Tuesday and leads into the season of lent. © Dan Anderson/ZUMAPRESS.com/Alamy Live News

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New Orleans, LOUISIANA, USA. 2nd Mar, 2014. Actor Hugh Laurie throws beads out to the crowd as Bacchus 2014 during the Krewe of Bacchus Parade in New Orleans, Louisiana on March 2, 2014. New Orleans is celebrating Mardi Gras which cullminates on Fat Tuesday and leads into the season of lent. © Dan Anderson/ZUMAPRESS.com/Alamy Live News

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