Women wear costumes as they take part in Carnaval in Jacmel, Haiti. The similarity between Carnaval and Mardi Gras in New Orleans is just one connection the two places share.

Women wear costumes as they take part in Carnaval in Jacmel, Haiti. The similarity between Carnaval and Mardi Gras in New Orleans is just one connection the two places share. 

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Swoan Parker / REUTERS

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