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February 2005 Chris Branan

Flambeaux Carriers

New Orleans, Louisiana

In the days before street lights, the parades were lighted by guys carrying torchs.
These torch bearers are called "Flambeaux". Some Krewes still use them
out of tradition. This was taken during the Krewe of Endymion.

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