100-year-old woman celebrates Mardi Gras - The Morning Sprint

We shared that story and more on Tuesday’s episode of the Morning Sprint at 8 a.m.

Universal Orlando Resort’s seasonal celebration, Universal Mardi Gras: International Flavors of Carnaval kicks off. This year’s parade features six new floats inspired by elements like Earth, wind, water, fire, the sun and moon. The collection of new floats will join Universal’s traditional lineup of New Orleans-inspired floats to complete this year’s vibrant parade. (Landon McReynolds, WKMG)

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  • “I’m still enjoying life.” | Hear from the 100-year-old woman who is kicking off the new year strong with Mardi Gras celebrations.
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