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Ash Wednesday begins start of Lent

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Ash Wednesday signifies the first day of Lent in many Christian religions.
   
It's also when many people choose to give up something for 40 days to symbolize the 40 days of temptation that Jesus endured while in the desert.
   
According to OpenBible.info , which looks at Twitter to compile data, the
   
The top 5 things people are giving up forLent in 2016 are the following:

1. Chocolate
2. Social Networking
3. Alcohol
4. Twitter
5. Facebook
 

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