Entertainer Harry Connick, Jr., right talks with actress Mariska Hargitay as they prepare to ride in the Orpheus Mardi Gras parade as it rolls through the streets of New Orleans,  Monday, Feb. 11, 2013. Connick is the founder of the parade. (AP Photo/Bill Haber)
Entertainer Harry Connick, Jr., right talks with actress Mariska Hargitay as they prepare to ride in the Orpheus Mardi Gras parade as it rolls through the streets of New Orleans, Monday, Feb. 11, 2013. Connick is the founder of the parade. (AP Photo/Bill Haber) ASSOCIATED PRESS
Entertainer Harry Connick, Jr., right talks with actress Mariska Hargitay as they prepare to ride in the Orpheus Mardi Gras parade as it rolls through the streets of New Orleans, Monday, Feb. 11, 2013. Connick is the founder of the parade. (AP Photo/Bill Haber) ASSOCIATED PRESS

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