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NOLA Weekend: Top 5 Reasons you might fail Lent

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After New Year’s, New Orleanians get a second shot when it comes to general improvement of the self every year.  

It’s what you might call the bonus (or curse?) of celebrating Carnival in a deeply Catholic city.

It’s called Lent.

 And what started as a rejection of earthly pleasures to seek the divine has become a grab bag for false-started New Year’s resolutions. 

While folks who don’t observe Lent aim to keep up a year-long commitment thanks to those pesky resolutions, some of us only have to stick it out for 40 days.  Score!

But can you do it in a city dedicated to debauchery? 

Keep an eye out for these five bumps on your path to progress.

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