"When I came down here, I found out that there was a huge costume culture," Monique Leone said.
"You weren't the oddball if you were dressed up; you were the oddball if you didn't dress up."
"...It wasn't about changing who you were," she said. "You can be
If there is a 12-Step Program to becoming a New Orleanian, another person said, it is: Step 1 - learning your limits; Step 2 - learning to dress up; Step 3 - learning to let loose and so on.
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