NEW ORLEANS (WGNO) - There's a new page in the Mardi Gras history books.
It happened during Sunday's Mystic Krewe of Femme Fatale Parade.
WGNO News with a Twist features guy Wild Bill Wood says history happened because a group of New Orleans nuns are forming a new habit.
Sisters of the Holy Family are the first order of nuns to ride in a Mardi Gras parade. Twenty-one of the nuns rode in Sunday's parade.
And all of them thought the ride was simply, fantastic.
And it was also a little surprising.
Along the parade route, people waiting for the nuns to throw them Mardi Gras beads were shouting, "thank you sisters!"
Now that's Mardi Gras gratitude at its best.