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Sarah Hull

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Battling for Birds After the BP Oil Spill (PHOTOS)

(4) Comments | Posted March 23, 2012 | 4:27 PM

The oil-slicked seabirds have flown off to bluer oceans, but the padded pool used to recuperate them remains, a thoughtful placeholder should they need to return.

De-gunking feathers is all in a day's work for Ralph Heath. Earlier this month, settlement terms were reached for 2010's Deepwater Horizon oil...

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New Orleans From A Mardi Gras Float (PHOTOS)

(7) Comments | Posted February 23, 2012 | 6:30 AM

When I received an invitation to ride on a float at this year's Mardi Gras, my excitement level was so great that at first I frightened my boyfriend, who mistook my enthusiasm for the receipt of bad news. Explaining the offer to him over the phone, I teetered on the...

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Women Represent At Mardi Gras (PHOTOS)

(3) Comments | Posted February 20, 2012 | 9:00 AM

New Orleans' all-women krewes, or parading troupes, have enjoyed monumental popularity in the past decade. Bursting membership lists, strong crowd turn-out, and the arrival of the first new krewe to roll in New Orleans since before Hurricane Katrina ensure that this energetic presence is here to stay.

Membership for...

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Inheriting Mardi Gras (PHOTOS)

(4) Comments | Posted February 16, 2012 | 6:00 AM

The ceremonial fan has been passed, and during this year's Mardi Gras, New Orleans' oldest all-women krewe, or parading troupe, rolls under the direction of a new captain for the first time in twenty-four years.

Kristin Danflous, who, at 33 years old, is also the youngest krewe captain in...

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