'Fat Tuesday' is the English translation of the French term 'Mardi Gras'. And there are two ways people participate in this annual tradition. One is with religious ritual and observance. The other, one big ol' party.
Growing up believing Santa Claus was real and then finding out around 5 years old that he was actually pure fiction taught me a valuable lesson about religion, even if that lesson laid dormant in the deep recesses of my subconscious until years later.Remember the children's books when you were a kid? They were thin and had gold trim on the sides.
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