Article Photos: Raindrops, gloomy skies can't stop Mardi Gras 7/10

Revelers gather for the start of the Society of Saint Anne walking parade in the Bywater section of New Orleans during Mardi Gras day, Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2013.  Overcast skies and the threat of rain couldn't dampen the revelry of Mardi Gras as parades took to the streets, showering costumed merrymakers with trinkets of all kinds.  (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)