Handkerchiefs and parasols are waving in the air. A brass band is blaring out classic New Orleans tunes, and men and women in colorful suits are waving feathered fans and buck-jumping. The entire neighborhood is standing on porches, cheering along the foot parade, joining in and singing along as the stream of people weaves up and down the side streets. This is a New Orleans Second Line, one of the city's iconic cultural institutions and a cornerstone of social life for locals, particularly the African-American community, from which the tradition sprung.
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