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Posted at 03:25 PM ET, 02/21/2012

What are you giving up for Lent?

Ash Wednesday marks the beginning of Lent. (Gerald Martineau - FOR THE WASHINGTON POST)
As Fat Tuesday (a.k.a Mardi Gras) comes to a close and we transition to Lent, many Christians begin to think about the traditional practice of giving something up for the traditional 40-day period (or so) before Easter.

What are you giving up for Lent and why? Vote below and expand upon your selection in the comments.

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