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Columbians observe Ash Wednesday, Lent

Wednesday, February 25, 2009 | 10:27 a.m. CST; updated 10:43 a.m. CST, Wednesday, February 25, 2009
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After a weekend of Carnival and Mardi Gras festivities, many Christians participate in a 40-day period of repentance and humility known as Lent.

COLUMBIA — After a weekend of carnival and Mardi Gras festivities, many Christians participate in a 40-day period of repentance and humility known as Lent. Ash Wednesday begins this season of repentance; it concludes with the celebrations of Easter Sunday.


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Amber Hanneken February 25, 2009 | 1:20 p.m.

I'm giving up soda and starting exercising for lent. Also, no meat on Fridays.

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Ayn Rand February 25, 2009 | 9:54 p.m.
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Matt Y February 25, 2009 | 11:19 p.m.
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mwaa mwaa February 26, 2009 | 8:49 p.m.

I'm giving up religion :)

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