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You hot TWOPPIC OF THE MOMENT is ASH WEDNESDAY
Today - you'll surely see a lot of faithful followers walking around with a black cross made of ash on their foreheads. ...the reason? It's Ash Wednesday - the start of lent -- the traditional 40 day period of fasting, prayer and penitence before Easter. And the ash? ...well that's made from last years palms from palm Sunday. Some aren't as excited about the day as others are... like AT SAM JAY 67 ( @samjay67) WHO TWEETS: Ash Wednesday is all very well, but I'm looking forward to Undertones Thursday myself.
Your hot TWOPPIC OF THE DAY is FAT TUESDAY
AT CHANEL LUDWIG'S (@ChanelLudwig) tweet says it all: Fat Tuesday is over - let the deprivation begin.
- as folks now head towards the beginning of lent... Each year -- Fat Tuesday kicks off the New Orleans celebration of Mardi Gras... which has origins dating back to Medieval Europe. Over the years Mardi Gras and fat Tuesday have transformed into the celebrations that we are so familiar with today...
And the hot TWOPPIC OF THE WEEK - WE ARE THE WORLD
It seems a lot of people are really digging the remake of "we are the world" - like AT EVELYN AH BELLA (@evelinabella) who tweets: Loves the song "We are the world 25 for Haiti"! -- recorded as a charity single for the people devastated by the earthquake that hit Haiti in early January. Artists who took part in the remake include, Pink, Kanye West, Robin Thicke, and American Idol season 6 winner Jordin Sparkes. The original - written by Michael Jackson and Lionel Richie - which was created to benefit African Famine relief.
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