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    A parade participant, dressed for the occasion with a fancy hat made from carrots, at the annual New York City Easter parade, April 8, 2012. The parade draws in a huge crowd each year, and has since 1870. It's the opportunity to see impressive Easter bonnets as paraders wander along Fifth Avenue from 49th to 57th Streets.
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    A man taking part in the annual Easter parade wears a colorful hat made from flowers, rabbits and chicks, April 8, 2012, in New York City.
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    A man with Easter spirit, dressed in a tree hat with hats, walks in the Easter parade in New York City, April 8, 2012.
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    A parade goer dressed for the occasion with a hat representing Shea Stadium, takes part in the annual Easter parade along Fifth Avenue, April 8, 2012, in New York City.
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    An Easter parade participant takes part in the 2011 Easter Parade and Easter Bonnet Festival, April 24, 2011, in New York City. The parade is a New York tradition that started back when the social elite would demonstrate their fashionable clothes while walking down Fifth Avenue.
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    A parade-goer models her Easter bonnet, a replica of the house from the Disney Pixar film "Up," during the 2011 Easter Parade and Easter Bonnet Festival, April 24, 2011, in New York City.
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    Vanessa Sterbenz, 31, participates in the Easter parade on Fifth Avenue, with a hat made from flowers and butterflies, in New York City, April 4, 2010.
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    A man participates in the Easter parade along New York City's Fifth Avenue wearing a hat made from a pot of tulips, April 12, 2009.
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    Abigail Rollins wears a huge bonnet of bunnies and chicks during the Easter parade, April 8, 2007, in New York City. The parade of costumes and bonnets has been taking place along Fifth Avenue for more than 100 years.
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    A little girl wears a hat with flowers, eggs, chickens and a bouquet of tulips at the Easter parade, April 16, 2006, in New York City.
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    A man wears a hat, with a castle on top of it, as his Easter bonnet during the Easter parade, April 16, 2006, in New York City.
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    A woman wears a bonnet based on Christo's "Gates" at the Easter parade on Fifth Avenue, March 2005, in New York City.
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    A group of women known as "The City Chicks" make their way up Fifth Avenue on Easter Sunday, March 27, 2005, in New York City as part of the annual Easter parade. Hundreds of people gathered along the avenue sporting all kinds of Easter outfits.
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    "Dakota," the St. Bernard, wears his Easter bonnet at the Easter parade outside St. Patrick's Cathedral on Fifth Avenue, April 11, 2004, in New York City.
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    A woman wears a colorful hat, made from flowers and other colorful images, during the annual Easter parade down Fifth Avenue in New York City, 2002. The parade from 49th to 57th Streets is an annual celebration of strolling in Easter finery, with bonnets taken to exotic and garish extremes.
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    Violat Turner dons her homemade Easter bonnet, a tribute to the victims of the World Trade Center attacks, along Fifth Avenue as she participates in the Easter parade, March 31, 2002, in New York City.
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    A woman wears an elaborate hat while taking part in the annual Easter parade down Fifth Avenue, Feb. 15, 2001, in New York City.
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    A young child wearing an Easter bonnet, made from a stuffed rabbit, while attending a parade in Newton County, England, March 22, 1975.
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    A woman wears an Easter bonnet, made from a washer board and laundry, while taking part in the Easter Bonnet Parade in England, March 26, 1956.
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    A young woman shows her political support with an "I Like Ike Hat" while taking part in the annual Easter parade in New York City, 1952.
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    A woman wearing her Easter bonnet, with a chicken hatching from an egg, while taking part in the Easter parade in New York City, 1940.
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