Paulo Wilevns, far right, dances to the Rara Band during North Miami's day-long Mardi Gras themed festival on Sun., Jan. 29. The festival included food vendors, marching bands, colorful outfits and dancers from various Caribbean and Latin American countries.
Paulo Wilevns, far right, dances to the Rara Band during North Miami's day-long Mardi Gras themed festival on Sun., Jan. 29. The festival included food vendors, marching bands, colorful outfits and dancers from various Caribbean and Latin American countries. MATIAS J. OCNER For The Miami Herald
Paulo Wilevns, far right, dances to the Rara Band during North Miami's day-long Mardi Gras themed festival on Sun., Jan. 29. The festival included food vendors, marching bands, colorful outfits and dancers from various Caribbean and Latin American countries. MATIAS J. OCNER For The Miami Herald

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