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A Circle Unbroken--Celebrations in the American South

The American South is famous for her celebrations. Each year Southerners celebrate holidays with dance, food, and music in every part of their region. Southern celebrations range in size from small family reunions to internationally known festivals such as Mardi Gras in New Orleans. Celebrations connect Southerners to each other and to their history, bonding them to family, community, and region in special, enduring ways.

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