In Mobile, Ala., Moon Pies Add To Mardi Gras Flavor

New Orleans' Mardi Gras is the best known of the celebrations in America that signal the start of Lent, but it is certainly not the only one.

In Mobile, Ala., which claims to have the oldest Mardi Gras in the nation, they throw beads into the audience, along with flying moon pies.

Mobile resident Wayne Dean says the Mobile Mardi Gras provides a more family-friendly environment.

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