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Monday, March 20

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Every year, Chicago's Chinatown holds a parade honoring Chinese New Year. "Gong Xi Fa Cai!" is heard on the streets as you wind your way through the crowds of people, many of the Chinese in red, as it is the traditional color of good luck.

Jen Schuetz and Naz Hamid traveled down to Chinatown and made their way amongst the revelry to capture some photos.

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About the Author(s)

Jen Schuetz is a photographer who was astonished by the appearance of Ronald McDonald at the parade; Naz Hamid is co-founder of Gapers Block and was underdressed for the wind that swept through Chinatown Sunday.

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