Ornaments placed on Mardi Gras Tree

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MOBILE, Ala. (WKRG) — From George Talbot’s text message revealing that the “Mardi Gras Tree is a thing,” to the installation of the tree branches, to finally decorating the tree with ornaments; it’s something Mobilians have all been waiting for.

Video shot by New 5’s Amber Grigley shows the many ornaments being added to the tree for decoration.

News 5’s Caroline Carithers spoke to George Talbot on the back story behind the Mardi Gras Tree and further inquired if this would be an annual tradition.

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