Beads draped from trees like Spanish moss after the floats pass on St. Charles Avenue. Beads by the pound slung around every neck in sight, from preschoolers to frat brothers to grandmas planted in camp chairs along the parade route.
FILE In this Wednesday, Feb. 7, 2018 file photo, Hesham Genena, Egypt's former top auditor who suffered serious injuries during an apparent kidnapping attempt, talks during an interview with The Associated Press at his home in Cairo, Egypt. Ali Taha, a lawyer for Genena said authorities arrested his client Tuesday, Feb. 13, 2018 at his home in a Cairo, the latest chapter in the upheaval that has gripped the country ahead of next month's presidential election.
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