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The Lost Weekend

The Lost Weekend

For 48 hours, it was time to celebrate for the bachelor party of my childhood pal Luis Anguiano. Folks flew in from all over the country to spend a weekend in New Orleans, and we were clearly not the only ones in town for such an event…

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(On the streets of the French Quarter, this musician plays for cash while a kid on a tricycle rides around him.)

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(Here’s our bachelor crew… Joe, Johnna, Mike, Keith, Manny, Ryan, and Luis on Friday night.)

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(Here we are on an airboat, as we tour the swamps and marsh of New Orleans.)

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(Our guide, Derek, proves to us that he’s not afraid of handling the alligators. We asked when he started feeling comfortable with gators, and he responded with, “When you get bitten for the first time. It either makes you or breaks you.”)

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(Exhausted, but ready to venture out again Saturday night, Joe tries to get some rest in the lobby of The W Hotel. It wouldn’t last long.)

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