Redux: Paczki Day Is Mardi Gras, Polish Style For some Christians, today is Shrove Tuesday. For others, it's Mardi Gras, or "Fat Tuesday." But for many Polish Americans, it's also Paczki Day: a celebration of a doughy dessert.
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Redux: Paczki Day Is Mardi Gras, Polish Style

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Redux: Paczki Day Is Mardi Gras, Polish Style

Redux: Paczki Day Is Mardi Gras, Polish Style

Redux: Paczki Day Is Mardi Gras, Polish Style

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For some Christians, today is Shrove Tuesday. For others, it's Mardi Gras, or "Fat Tuesday." But for many Polish Americans, it's Paczki Day.

This story first aired Feb. 8, 2005.