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The Daily Review/Geoff Stoute
The Blessing of the Fleet and boat parade at Morgan City's Louisiana Shrimp & Petroleum Festival draws a crowd each year. But across the region, blessings of the local shrimp fleets are becoming a thing of the past.

Dying tradition? Blessings for the shrimp fleets are becoming less common

GOLDEN MEADOW (AP) — A parade of decorated shrimp trawlers and other assorted boats amble down Bayou Lafourche on a sunny spring day.

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