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'Fix it!' Gun violence plea to Trump from students, parents
President Donald Trump holds notes during a listening session with high school students and teachers in the State Dining Room of the White House in Washington, Wednesday, Feb. 21, 2018. Trump  heard the stories of students and parents affected by school shootings, following last week's deadly shooting in Florida. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
President Donald Trump holds notes during a listening session with high school students and teachers in the State Dining Room of the White House in Washington, Wednesday, Feb. 21, 2018. Trump heard the stories of students and parents affected by school shootings, following last week's deadly shooting in Florida. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
Demonstrators participate in a 'lie-in' during a protest in favor of gun control reform in front of the White House, Monday, Feb. 19, 2018, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
Demonstrators participate in a 'lie-in' during a protest in favor of gun control reform in front of the White House, Monday, Feb. 19, 2018, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
Julia Cordover, the student body president at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla., cries during listening session with high school students and teachers and President Donald Trump in the State Dining Room of the White House in Washington, Wednesday, Feb. 21, 2018. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
Julia Cordover, the student body president at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla., cries during listening session with high school students and teachers and President Donald Trump in the State Dining Room of the White House in Washington, Wednesday, Feb. 21, 2018. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
President Donald Trump holds notes during a listening session with high school students and teachers in the State Dining Room of the White House in Washington, Wednesday, Feb. 21, 2018. Trump  heard the stories of students and parents affected by school shootings, following last week's deadly shooting in Florida. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
President Donald Trump holds notes during a listening session with high school students and teachers in the State Dining Room of the White House in Washington, Wednesday, Feb. 21, 2018. Trump heard the stories of students and parents affected by school shootings, following last week's deadly shooting in Florida. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
Sofia Hidalgo, 15, of Glenmont, Md., chants during a student protest for gun control legislation in front of the White House, Wednesday, Feb. 21, 2018, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
Sofia Hidalgo, 15, of Glenmont, Md., chants during a student protest for gun control legislation in front of the White House, Wednesday, Feb. 21, 2018, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
Samuel Zeif, an 18-year-old senior at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla., cries after speaking during a listening session with President Donald Trump and students and teachers in the State Dining Room of the White House in Washington, Wednesday, Feb. 21, 2018. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
Samuel Zeif, an 18-year-old senior at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla., cries after speaking during a listening session with President Donald Trump and students and teachers in the State Dining Room of the White House in Washington, Wednesday, Feb. 21, 2018. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
President Donald Trump, looks to Julia Cordover, the student body president at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla., as she speaks during the listening session with high school students, teachers, and others in the State Dining Room of the White House in Washington, Wednesday, Feb. 21, 2018. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
President Donald Trump, looks to Julia Cordover, the student body president at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla., as she speaks during the listening session with high school students, teachers, and others in the State Dining Room of the White House in Washington, Wednesday, Feb. 21, 2018. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
Andrew Pollack, father of slain Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School student Meadow Jade Pollack, joined by his sons, speaks during a listening session with President Donald Trump, high school students, teachers and others in the State Dining Room of the White House in Washington, Wednesday, Feb. 21, 2018. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
Andrew Pollack, father of slain Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School student Meadow Jade Pollack, joined by his sons, speaks during a listening session with President Donald Trump, high school students, teachers and others in the State Dining Room of the White House in Washington, Wednesday, Feb. 21, 2018. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
Week in Pictures (Feb. 12 - Feb. 18)
Pirates first baseman Josh Bell walks from the field to the batting cages during a workout Monday, Feb. 12, 2018, at Pirate City in Bradenton, Fla.
Christopher Horner | Tribune-Review
Pirates first baseman Josh Bell walks from the field to the batting cages during a workout Monday, Feb. 12, 2018, at Pirate City in Bradenton, Fla.
St. James School kindergartner Landrie Webre watches a parishioner receive ashes during an Ash Wednesday Mass at St. James Church on Wednesday, Feb. 14, 2018.
Kristina Serafini | Tribune-Review
St. James School kindergartner Landrie Webre watches a parishioner receive ashes during an Ash Wednesday Mass at St. James Church on Wednesday, Feb. 14, 2018.
Suzanne Michalak gives her husband Butch a kiss during a renewing of their wedding vowels on Wednesday, Feb. 14, 2018 at the H.J. Heinz campus chapel in O'Hara Township during the National Salute to Veteran Patients.
Jack Fordyce | Tribune-Review
Suzanne Michalak gives her husband Butch a kiss during a renewing of their wedding vowels on Wednesday, Feb. 14, 2018 at the H.J. Heinz campus chapel in O'Hara Township during the National Salute to Veteran Patients.
Worker Nico Johnson removes pieces of debris from a neighborhood off of North Gallatin Avenue on Friday, Feb. 16, 2018 in Uniontown. The National Weather Service confirmed that a F1 category tornado touched down causing a large swath of property damage.
Shane Dunlap | Tribune-Review
Worker Nico Johnson removes pieces of debris from a neighborhood off of North Gallatin Avenue on Friday, Feb. 16, 2018 in Uniontown. The National Weather Service confirmed that a F1 category tornado touched down causing a large swath of property damage.
The Penguins' Zach Aston-Reese is named the number one star against the Senators as he scores his first two NHL goals Tuesday, Feb. 13, 2018 at PPG Paints Arena.
Chaz Palla | Tribune-Review
The Penguins' Zach Aston-Reese is named the number one star against the Senators as he scores his first two NHL goals Tuesday, Feb. 13, 2018 at PPG Paints Arena.
Crews works to clean up the Parkway East 'bathtub before reopening it to traffic Sunday, Feb. 18, 2018. The road had been closed since Friday due to flooding.
Kristina Serafini | Tribune-Review
Crews works to clean up the Parkway East 'bathtub before reopening it to traffic Sunday, Feb. 18, 2018. The road had been closed since Friday due to flooding.
Gideon Warden-Rodgers, 3, of Bellevue plays balloon basketball with Sparky the Firedog and Jow Volpe of Jefferson Hills during UPMC Mercy Burn Center's annual Burn Survivor Sunday at the hospital Sunday, Feb. 18, 2018.
Kristina Serafini | Tribune-Review
Gideon Warden-Rodgers, 3, of Bellevue plays balloon basketball with Sparky the Firedog and Jow Volpe of Jefferson Hills during UPMC Mercy Burn Center's annual Burn Survivor Sunday at the hospital Sunday, Feb. 18, 2018.
Chief Operations Officer, Chuck Karlovits, looks on as employees provide closed captioning for live television at Vitac at Southpointe in Canonsburg, on Feb. 14, 2018.
Nate Smallwood | Tribune-Review
Chief Operations Officer, Chuck Karlovits, looks on as employees provide closed captioning for live television at Vitac at Southpointe in Canonsburg, on Feb. 14, 2018.
Pirates center fielder Starling Marte walks from the clubhouse to practice Thursday, Feb. 15, 2018, at Pirate City in Bradenton, Fla.
Christopher Horner | Tribune-Review
Pirates center fielder Starling Marte walks from the clubhouse to practice Thursday, Feb. 15, 2018, at Pirate City in Bradenton, Fla.
Mary Ann Marunich of Brookline watches television as she dines on a fish sandwich during American Legion Post 712's fish fry in Pleasant Hills on Friday, Feb. 16, 2018.
Kristina Serafini | Tribune-Review
Mary Ann Marunich of Brookline watches television as she dines on a fish sandwich during American Legion Post 712's fish fry in Pleasant Hills on Friday, Feb. 16, 2018.
Olivia Hamilton, a senior student at Franklin Regional High School, works on an arc welding practice project at Northern Westmoreland Career and Technology Center on Thursday, Feb. 15, 2018 in New Kensington. Hamilton hopes to get work from apprenticeships with Local Union 3 Ironworkers after graduating.
Shane Dunlap | Tribune-Review
Olivia Hamilton, a senior student at Franklin Regional High School, works on an arc welding practice project at Northern Westmoreland Career and Technology Center on Thursday, Feb. 15, 2018 in New Kensington. Hamilton hopes to get work from apprenticeships with Local Union 3 Ironworkers after graduating.
Guests walk into a press conference announcing the new UPMC Immune Transplant and Therapy Center at 5000 Baum Ave. on Feb. 13, 2018.
Nate Smallwood | Tribune-Review
Guests walk into a press conference announcing the new UPMC Immune Transplant and Therapy Center at 5000 Baum Ave. on Feb. 13, 2018.
Advisor to the President Ivanka Trump speaks during a small business roundtable discussion at Potomacc Mineral Group in Mt Lebanon on Tuesday, Feb. 13, 2018.
Kristina Serafini | Tribune-Review
Advisor to the President Ivanka Trump speaks during a small business roundtable discussion at Potomacc Mineral Group in Mt Lebanon on Tuesday, Feb. 13, 2018.
Victoria Bower holds their one year-old dog, Luna, while her husband Luke takes a photo on Saturday, Feb. 17, 2018 at the edges of a flooded Point State Park in downtown Pittsburgh.
Shane Dunlap | Tribune-Review
Victoria Bower holds their one year-old dog, Luna, while her husband Luke takes a photo on Saturday, Feb. 17, 2018 at the edges of a flooded Point State Park in downtown Pittsburgh.
Adam Thompson and Chris Crawford of Thompson Lawn Care Service in New Kensington use hand plows to clear snow at a small business along Leechburg Road in Lower Burrell, Monday Feb. 12, 2018.  With 27 residential clients and six small business, the two use hand plows due to a broken plow during Monday’s unexpected snow fall.
Louis B. Ruediger | Tribune-Review
Adam Thompson and Chris Crawford of Thompson Lawn Care Service in New Kensington use hand plows to clear snow at a small business along Leechburg Road in Lower Burrell, Monday Feb. 12, 2018. With 27 residential clients and six small business, the two use hand plows due to a broken plow during Monday’s unexpected snow fall.
Qianqian Wang, a Chinese teacher at Valley School of Ligonier, guides middle school students during a traditional Chinese Taichi Kungfu Fan dance in a performance put on by students at the annual Chinese New Year celebration at Saint Vincent College on Tuesday, Feb. 13, 2018 in Latrobe.
Shane Dunlap | Tribune-Review
Qianqian Wang, a Chinese teacher at Valley School of Ligonier, guides middle school students during a traditional Chinese Taichi Kungfu Fan dance in a performance put on by students at the annual Chinese New Year celebration at Saint Vincent College on Tuesday, Feb. 13, 2018 in Latrobe.
Rev. John Smaligo applies ash to the forehead of 7-week-old Aiden Nestor while being held by his mother, Jacki Nestor of Greensburg, during the imposition of ashes tradition for Ash Wednesday at Harrold Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church on Wednesday, Feb. 14, 2018 in Latrobe.
Shane Dunlap | Tribune-Review
Rev. John Smaligo applies ash to the forehead of 7-week-old Aiden Nestor while being held by his mother, Jacki Nestor of Greensburg, during the imposition of ashes tradition for Ash Wednesday at Harrold Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church on Wednesday, Feb. 14, 2018 in Latrobe.
Russell Zimmerman, of Vortex Electrical in Leechburg, removes snow flake decorations. Thursday Feb 15, 2018.As temperatures reached above 65 degrees, it was the warmest day of the 2018, and the only snow falling in Leechburg was with the help of Vortex Electrical.
Louis B. Ruediger | Tribune-Review
Russell Zimmerman, of Vortex Electrical in Leechburg, removes snow flake decorations. Thursday Feb 15, 2018.As temperatures reached above 65 degrees, it was the warmest day of the 2018, and the only snow falling in Leechburg was with the help of Vortex Electrical.
Franklin Warcholik of Cecil (left) squirts chipotle tarter sauce on a 'Knights Feast' sandwich—breaded cod on a roll with cheese, fries and coleslaw—as Mark Zik of South Fayette looks over an order during Holy Child Parish's Lenten Fish Fry on Friday, Feb. 16, 2018.
Kristina Serafini | Tribune-Review
Franklin Warcholik of Cecil (left) squirts chipotle tarter sauce on a 'Knights Feast' sandwich—breaded cod on a roll with cheese, fries and coleslaw—as Mark Zik of South Fayette looks over an order during Holy Child Parish's Lenten Fish Fry on Friday, Feb. 16, 2018.
Sewickley Academy pre-kindergarten student Sarah Daud (middle) and classmates pretend to figure skate during Olympic-style games held during physical education class Monday, Feb. 12, 2018. In celebration of the Winter Games, students in pre-kindergarten through sixth grade will compete in the Olympic games through Feb. 21. Medals, created by the ceramics department, will be awarded for first, second and third place in certain events.
Kristina Serafini | Tribune-Review
Sewickley Academy pre-kindergarten student Sarah Daud (middle) and classmates pretend to figure skate during Olympic-style games held during physical education class Monday, Feb. 12, 2018. In celebration of the Winter Games, students in pre-kindergarten through sixth grade will compete in the Olympic games through Feb. 21. Medals, created by the ceramics department, will be awarded for first, second and third place in certain events.
This month in sports history: February
Former Olympic figure skater, Alain Calmet of France, is seen after lighting the Olympic Flame during the opening ceremony of the 1968 Winter Olympics in Grenoble, Feb. 6, 1968. (AP Photo)
Former Olympic figure skater, Alain Calmet of France, is seen after lighting the Olympic Flame during the opening ceremony of the 1968 Winter Olympics in Grenoble, Feb. 6, 1968. (AP Photo)
Muhammad Ali, or Cassius Clay, left, as he was known at the time, is shown in action against Sonny Liston during the heavyweight title fight in Miami Beach, Fla., Feb. 25, 1964. The bout lasted only one minute into the first round.  (AP Photo)
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Muhammad Ali, or Cassius Clay, left, as he was known at the time, is shown in action against Sonny Liston during the heavyweight title fight in Miami Beach, Fla., Feb. 25, 1964. The bout lasted only one minute into the first round. (AP Photo)
Eravin Magic Johnson holds up the NBA All Star game  most valuable player trophy after Sunday's game at the Orlando Arena, Orlando Floria,February 9, 1992. Johson scored 25 points to lead the West team past the East 152-113, proclaming the MPV prize. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara)
Eravin Magic Johnson holds up the NBA All Star game most valuable player trophy after Sunday's game at the Orlando Arena, Orlando Floria,February 9, 1992. Johson scored 25 points to lead the West team past the East 152-113, proclaming the MPV prize. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara)
This is the wreckage of the British European Airways plane after it crashed, Feb. 6, 1958 near Munich, Germany, carrying the Manchester United championship soccer team from England. The plane crashed into houses in the village of Kirchdruding and burst into flames. German police said at least 15 of the 44 persons aboard were killed. (AP Photo)
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This is the wreckage of the British European Airways plane after it crashed, Feb. 6, 1958 near Munich, Germany, carrying the Manchester United championship soccer team from England. The plane crashed into houses in the village of Kirchdruding and burst into flames. German police said at least 15 of the 44 persons aboard were killed. (AP Photo)
Dale Earnhardt's (3) window pops out of the car after being hit by Ken Schrader (36) during the Daytona 500 Sunday afternoon, Feb. 18, 2001, at the Daytona International Speedway in Daytona Beach, Fla.  Getting by are drivers Bobby Hamilton (55), Jeremy Mayfield (12), Bill Elliott (9) and Ricky Rudd (28). Earnhardt had to be cut from the wreck and was taken to a nearby hospital. His condition was not immediately disclosed. (AP Photo/Greg Suvino)
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Dale Earnhardt's (3) window pops out of the car after being hit by Ken Schrader (36) during the Daytona 500 Sunday afternoon, Feb. 18, 2001, at the Daytona International Speedway in Daytona Beach, Fla. Getting by are drivers Bobby Hamilton (55), Jeremy Mayfield (12), Bill Elliott (9) and Ricky Rudd (28). Earnhardt had to be cut from the wreck and was taken to a nearby hospital. His condition was not immediately disclosed. (AP Photo/Greg Suvino)
FILE. British ice skater John Curry skating at the wrld figure skating championhsips, Goeteborg, 4th March 1976.
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FILE. British ice skater John Curry skating at the wrld figure skating championhsips, Goeteborg, 4th March 1976.
Phil Esposito, right, who held the record for the most goals scored in one season gives Wayne Gretzky the puck Feb. 24, 1982 in Buffalo which he put into the Sabre's net for his 77th goal to beat Espositos record.  (AP Photo/Dennis Floss)
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Phil Esposito, right, who held the record for the most goals scored in one season gives Wayne Gretzky the puck Feb. 24, 1982 in Buffalo which he put into the Sabre's net for his 77th goal to beat Espositos record. (AP Photo/Dennis Floss)
New England Patriots' kicker Adam Vinatieri celebrates his 48-yard game-winning field goal in the final seconds of Super Bowl XXXVI against the St. Louis Rams Sunday, Feb. 3, 2002 in New Orleans. At left is teammate Ken Walters. (AP Photo/Amy Sancetta)
New England Patriots' kicker Adam Vinatieri celebrates his 48-yard game-winning field goal in the final seconds of Super Bowl XXXVI against the St. Louis Rams Sunday, Feb. 3, 2002 in New Orleans. At left is teammate Ken Walters. (AP Photo/Amy Sancetta)
William Johnson of Van Nuys, Ca., speeds down the downhill course on Mount Bjelansnica near Sarajevo, Yugoslavia, at the Winter Olympic Games, Thursday, Feb. 16, 1984.  Johnson won the gold medal.  (AP Photo/Dieter Endlicher)
William Johnson of Van Nuys, Ca., speeds down the downhill course on Mount Bjelansnica near Sarajevo, Yugoslavia, at the Winter Olympic Games, Thursday, Feb. 16, 1984. Johnson won the gold medal. (AP Photo/Dieter Endlicher)
New York Fashion Week 2018
A makeup artist prepares a model backstage for her appearance in the Oscar de la Renta fashion show during Fashion Week, Monday, Feb. 12, 2018, in New York. (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews)
A makeup artist prepares a model backstage for her appearance in the Oscar de la Renta fashion show during Fashion Week, Monday, Feb. 12, 2018, in New York. (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews)
A makeup artist works on a model in the backstage of the Prabal Gurung show at the Fashion Week in New York, Sunday, Feb. 11, 2018. (AP Photo/Andres Kudacki)
A makeup artist works on a model in the backstage of the Prabal Gurung show at the Fashion Week in New York, Sunday, Feb. 11, 2018. (AP Photo/Andres Kudacki)
Fashion from Christian Siriano is modeled during Fashion Week, Saturday, Feb. 10, 2018, in New York. (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews)
Fashion from Christian Siriano is modeled during Fashion Week, Saturday, Feb. 10, 2018, in New York. (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews)
Fashion from Naeem Khan is modeled during Fashion Week, Tuesday, Feb. 13, 2018, in New York. (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews)
Fashion from Naeem Khan is modeled during Fashion Week, Tuesday, Feb. 13, 2018, in New York. (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews)
A model wears fashion from the Brandon Maxwell collection during Fashion Week in New York, Sunday, Feb. 11, 2018. (AP Photo/Craig Ruttle)
A model wears fashion from the Brandon Maxwell collection during Fashion Week in New York, Sunday, Feb. 11, 2018. (AP Photo/Craig Ruttle)
The Prabal Gurung collection is modeled during Fashion Week in New York, Sunday, Feb. 11, 2018. (AP Photo/Andres Kudacki)
The Prabal Gurung collection is modeled during Fashion Week in New York, Sunday, Feb. 11, 2018. (AP Photo/Andres Kudacki)
A model wears fashion from the Brandon Maxwell collection during Fashion Week in New York, Sunday, Feb. 11, 2018. (AP Photo/Craig Ruttle)
A model wears fashion from the Brandon Maxwell collection during Fashion Week in New York, Sunday, Feb. 11, 2018. (AP Photo/Craig Ruttle)
A photo of a model hangs backstage next to the clothes she will be wearing before the Jeremy Scott collection is presented during Fashion Week in New York, Thursday, Feb. 8, 2018. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)
A photo of a model hangs backstage next to the clothes she will be wearing before the Jeremy Scott collection is presented during Fashion Week in New York, Thursday, Feb. 8, 2018. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)
Fashion designer Naeem Khan appears on the runway with his dog Raja, a mini Australian Shepherd, after showing his latest collection during Fashion Week, Tuesday Feb. 13, 2018, in New York. (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews)
Fashion designer Naeem Khan appears on the runway with his dog Raja, a mini Australian Shepherd, after showing his latest collection during Fashion Week, Tuesday Feb. 13, 2018, in New York. (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews)
Fashion from the Bibhu Mohapatra collection is modeled during Fashion Week, Friday Feb. 9, 2018, in New York. (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews)
Fashion from the Bibhu Mohapatra collection is modeled during Fashion Week, Friday Feb. 9, 2018, in New York. (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews)
Fashion from Marc Jacobs collection is modeled during Fashion Week in New York, Wednesday, Feb. 14, 2018. (AP Photo/Andres Kudacki)
Fashion from Marc Jacobs collection is modeled during Fashion Week in New York, Wednesday, Feb. 14, 2018. (AP Photo/Andres Kudacki)
A model sits backstage with hair artists before the start of the Brandon Maxwell collection show during Fashion Week in New York, Sunday, Feb. 11, 2018. (AP Photo/Craig Ruttle)
A model sits backstage with hair artists before the start of the Brandon Maxwell collection show during Fashion Week in New York, Sunday, Feb. 11, 2018. (AP Photo/Craig Ruttle)
A invited guest at the Philipp Plein fashion show takes a photo before the presentation of the collection during Fashion Week in New York, Saturday, Feb. 10, 2018. (AP Photo/Craig Ruttle)
A invited guest at the Philipp Plein fashion show takes a photo before the presentation of the collection during Fashion Week in New York, Saturday, Feb. 10, 2018. (AP Photo/Craig Ruttle)
Models walk the runway at the LaQuan Smith show during Fashion Week in New York, Wednesday, Feb. 14, 2018. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)
Models walk the runway at the LaQuan Smith show during Fashion Week in New York, Wednesday, Feb. 14, 2018. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)
Fashion from Oscar de la Renta is modeled during Fashion Week, Monday Feb. 12, 2018, in New York. (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews)
Fashion from Oscar de la Renta is modeled during Fashion Week, Monday Feb. 12, 2018, in New York. (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews)
Fashion from Calvin Klein collection is modeled during Fashion Week in New York, Tuesday, Feb. 13, 2018. (AP Photo/Andres Kudacki)
Fashion from Calvin Klein collection is modeled during Fashion Week in New York, Tuesday, Feb. 13, 2018. (AP Photo/Andres Kudacki)
Models get ready backstage before the Nanushka presentation during Fashion Week in New York, Sunday, Feb. 11, 2018. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)
Models get ready backstage before the Nanushka presentation during Fashion Week in New York, Sunday, Feb. 11, 2018. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)
The faithful celebrate Ash Wednesday
St. James School kindergartner Landrie Webre watches a parishioner receive ashes during an Ash Wednesday Mass at St. James Church on Wednesday, Feb. 14, 2018.
Kristina Serafini | Tribune-Review
St. James School kindergartner Landrie Webre watches a parishioner receive ashes during an Ash Wednesday Mass at St. James Church on Wednesday, Feb. 14, 2018.
Chet Kwiatkowski, 72, of O'Hara, receives ashes Wednesday, Feb. 14, 2018, from the Rev. Ben Phipps, pastor of Roots of Faith in Sharpsburg. Roots of Faith is part of Fox Chapel-based Faith United Methodist Church.
Nate Smallwood | Tribune-Review
Chet Kwiatkowski, 72, of O'Hara, receives ashes Wednesday, Feb. 14, 2018, from the Rev. Ben Phipps, pastor of Roots of Faith in Sharpsburg. Roots of Faith is part of Fox Chapel-based Faith United Methodist Church.
The Rev. Ben Phipps, pastor of of Roots of Faith in Sharpsburg, gives ashes and a blessing to Ron Burleigh, 47, of Mt. Oliver, on Main Street in Sharpsburg on Wednesday, Feb. 14, 2018. Roots of Faith is part of Faith United Methodist Church in Fox Chapel.
Nate Smallwood | Tribune-Review
The Rev. Ben Phipps, pastor of of Roots of Faith in Sharpsburg, gives ashes and a blessing to Ron Burleigh, 47, of Mt. Oliver, on Main Street in Sharpsburg on Wednesday, Feb. 14, 2018. Roots of Faith is part of Faith United Methodist Church in Fox Chapel.
Rev. John Smaligo conducts Ash Wednesday services at Harrold Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church on Wednesday, Feb. 14, 2018 in Greensburg.
Shane Dunlap | Tribune-Review
Rev. John Smaligo conducts Ash Wednesday services at Harrold Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church on Wednesday, Feb. 14, 2018 in Greensburg.
St. James School first-grader Perry Gatch receives ashes during an Ash Wednesday Mass at St. James Church on Wednesday, Feb. 14, 2018.
Kristina Serafini | Tribune-Review
St. James School first-grader Perry Gatch receives ashes during an Ash Wednesday Mass at St. James Church on Wednesday, Feb. 14, 2018.
Rev. John Smaligo speaks with parishioners as they leave after attending Ash Wednesday services at Harrold Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church on Wednesday, Feb. 14, 2018 in Greensburg.
Shane Dunlap | Tribune-Review
Rev. John Smaligo speaks with parishioners as they leave after attending Ash Wednesday services at Harrold Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church on Wednesday, Feb. 14, 2018 in Greensburg.
Deacon Sam Toney gives ashes to Jason Ott of Ohio Township on Ash Wednesday at St. Mary of Mercy downtown Wednesday, Feb. 14, 2018.
Kristina Serafini | Tribune-Review
Deacon Sam Toney gives ashes to Jason Ott of Ohio Township on Ash Wednesday at St. Mary of Mercy downtown Wednesday, Feb. 14, 2018.
Rev. John Smaligo applies ash to the forehead of 7-week-old Aiden Nestor while being held by his mother, Jacki Nestor of Greensburg, during the imposition of ashes tradition for Ash Wednesday at Harrold Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church on Wednesday, Feb. 14, 2018 in Greensburg.
Shane Dunlap | Tribune-Review
Rev. John Smaligo applies ash to the forehead of 7-week-old Aiden Nestor while being held by his mother, Jacki Nestor of Greensburg, during the imposition of ashes tradition for Ash Wednesday at Harrold Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church on Wednesday, Feb. 14, 2018 in Greensburg.
Deacon Sam Toney gives ashes to a woman on Ash Wednesday at St. Mary of Mercy in downtown Pittsburgh, Wednesday, Feb. 14, 2018.
Kristina Serafini | Tribune-Review
Deacon Sam Toney gives ashes to a woman on Ash Wednesday at St. Mary of Mercy in downtown Pittsburgh, Wednesday, Feb. 14, 2018.
Lisa Flick receives a blessing from Revs. Gary and Lisa Lyon, co-pastors at Cross Roads Community Presbyterian Chruch on Ash Wednesday, Feb. 14, 2018 in Leechburg. Cross Roads Community is part of a nationwide movement that has church leaders offering 'Ashes to Go,' providing a new approach to meet the needs of the community in non-traditional ways.
Jack Fordyce | Tribune-Review
Lisa Flick receives a blessing from Revs. Gary and Lisa Lyon, co-pastors at Cross Roads Community Presbyterian Chruch on Ash Wednesday, Feb. 14, 2018 in Leechburg. Cross Roads Community is part of a nationwide movement that has church leaders offering 'Ashes to Go,' providing a new approach to meet the needs of the community in non-traditional ways.
Deacon Sam Toney gives ashes to a man as another walks by on Ash Wednesday at St. Mary of Mercy downtown Wednesday, Feb. 14, 2018.
Kristina Serafini | Tribune-Review
Deacon Sam Toney gives ashes to a man as another walks by on Ash Wednesday at St. Mary of Mercy downtown Wednesday, Feb. 14, 2018.
Parishioners, with foreheads adorned with ashen crosses, fold their hands in silence while others await the imposition of the ashes for Ash Wednesday service at  Blessed Sacrament Cathedral on Wednesday, Feb. 14, 2018 in Greensburg.
Shane Dunlap | Tribune-Review
Parishioners, with foreheads adorned with ashen crosses, fold their hands in silence while others await the imposition of the ashes for Ash Wednesday service at Blessed Sacrament Cathedral on Wednesday, Feb. 14, 2018 in Greensburg.
Bishop Edward Malesic administers ashen crosses on the foreheads of parishioners during the service for Ash Wednesday at  Blessed Sacrament Cathedral on Wednesday, Feb. 14, 2018 in Greensburg. Traditionally, the ashes are issued along with clergy saying, 'Remember that you are dust, and to dust you shall return.'
Shane Dunlap | Tribune-Review
Bishop Edward Malesic administers ashen crosses on the foreheads of parishioners during the service for Ash Wednesday at Blessed Sacrament Cathedral on Wednesday, Feb. 14, 2018 in Greensburg. Traditionally, the ashes are issued along with clergy saying, 'Remember that you are dust, and to dust you shall return.'
A parishioner makes his way into Blessed Sacrament Cathedral in Greensburg during a rainy evening for Ash Wednesday services on Feb. 14, 2018 in Greensburg.
Shane Dunlap | Tribune-Review
A parishioner makes his way into Blessed Sacrament Cathedral in Greensburg during a rainy evening for Ash Wednesday services on Feb. 14, 2018 in Greensburg.
Celebrating Carnival 2018 in style
A dancer from the X-9 Paulistana samba school performs during a carnival parade in Sao Paulo, Brazil, Saturday, Feb. 10, 2018. (AP Photo/Andre Penner)
A dancer from the X-9 Paulistana samba school performs during a carnival parade in Sao Paulo, Brazil, Saturday, Feb. 10, 2018. (AP Photo/Andre Penner)
A participant dressed in traditional clothes and wearing a large hat decorated with ribbons and feathers, known as ''Ttutturo'', takes part in the Carnival of the Pyrenees villages of Leitza, northern Spain, Tuesday, Jan. 30, 2018. (AP Photo/Alvaro Barrientos)
A participant dressed in traditional clothes and wearing a large hat decorated with ribbons and feathers, known as ''Ttutturo'', takes part in the Carnival of the Pyrenees villages of Leitza, northern Spain, Tuesday, Jan. 30, 2018. (AP Photo/Alvaro Barrientos)
People cool off in water during the 'Escravos da Maua' block party, as part of pre-Carnival celebrations in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Sunday, Feb. 4, 2018. Block parties are filling the streets before the start of the city's over-the-top Carnival, the highlight of the year for many. 'Escravos da Maua' translates as 'Slaves of Maua.' (AP Photo/Leo Correa)
People cool off in water during the 'Escravos da Maua' block party, as part of pre-Carnival celebrations in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Sunday, Feb. 4, 2018. Block parties are filling the streets before the start of the city's over-the-top Carnival, the highlight of the year for many. 'Escravos da Maua' translates as 'Slaves of Maua.' (AP Photo/Leo Correa)
Revelers take part in the Perola da Guanabara street party at Paqueta island in Guanabara Bay in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Saturday, Feb. 3, 2018. Merrymakers take to the streets in hundreds of open-air 'bloco' parties ahead of Rio's Carnival, the highlight of the year for many. (AP Photo/Leo Correa)
Revelers take part in the Perola da Guanabara street party at Paqueta island in Guanabara Bay in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Saturday, Feb. 3, 2018. Merrymakers take to the streets in hundreds of open-air 'bloco' parties ahead of Rio's Carnival, the highlight of the year for many. (AP Photo/Leo Correa)
222Contestants dance during a competition to elect the three main beloved Carnival characters: Chuta, Pepino and Chola, all of whom represent gaiety, in La Paz, Bolivia, Thursday, Feb. 1, 2018. The trio of Carnival royalty must be adept at spreading happiness and never tire of dancing. (AP Photo/Juan Karita)
222Contestants dance during a competition to elect the three main beloved Carnival characters: Chuta, Pepino and Chola, all of whom represent gaiety, in La Paz, Bolivia, Thursday, Feb. 1, 2018. The trio of Carnival royalty must be adept at spreading happiness and never tire of dancing. (AP Photo/Juan Karita)
Musicians play during the Carnival in Oruro, Bolivia, Saturday, Feb. 10, 2018. Thousands of colorfully dressed dancers and musicians kick off Carnival celebrations in the Bolivian city of Oruro. (AP Photo/Juan Karita)
Musicians play during the Carnival in Oruro, Bolivia, Saturday, Feb. 10, 2018. Thousands of colorfully dressed dancers and musicians kick off Carnival celebrations in the Bolivian city of Oruro. (AP Photo/Juan Karita)
In this Saturday, Feb. 3, 2018 photo, a woman in costume strikes a pose during the Bicho Maluco Beleza carnival 'bloco' parade in Sao Paulo, Brazil. This year, the metropolis that many have traditionally seen as too serious to host a good party expects 4 million people to flood the streets, making the celebrations in Brazil's financial capital competitive with those in Salvador and Rio. (AP Photo/Andre Penner)
In this Saturday, Feb. 3, 2018 photo, a woman in costume strikes a pose during the Bicho Maluco Beleza carnival 'bloco' parade in Sao Paulo, Brazil. This year, the metropolis that many have traditionally seen as too serious to host a good party expects 4 million people to flood the streets, making the celebrations in Brazil's financial capital competitive with those in Salvador and Rio. (AP Photo/Andre Penner)
A dancer from the Independente samba school performs during a carnival parade in Sao Paulo, Brazil, Friday, Feb. 9, 2018. (AP Photo/Andre Penner)
A dancer from the Independente samba school performs during a carnival parade in Sao Paulo, Brazil, Friday, Feb. 9, 2018. (AP Photo/Andre Penner)
A mud covered reveler poses for a picture during the traditional 'Bloco da Lama' or 'Mud Block' carnival party in Paraty, Brazil, Saturday, Feb. 10, 2018. Hundreds of revelers wrestled, tackled each other and threw chunks of gunk Saturday while shaking it to samba and reggaeton at a Carnival beach party where clothes were optional but the mud was not. (AP Photo/Leo Correa)
A mud covered reveler poses for a picture during the traditional 'Bloco da Lama' or 'Mud Block' carnival party in Paraty, Brazil, Saturday, Feb. 10, 2018. Hundreds of revelers wrestled, tackled each other and threw chunks of gunk Saturday while shaking it to samba and reggaeton at a Carnival beach party where clothes were optional but the mud was not. (AP Photo/Leo Correa)
People watch the Mocidade samba school parade during Carnival celebrations at the Sambadrome in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Monday, Feb. 12, 2018. (AP Photo/Silvia Izquierdo)
People watch the Mocidade samba school parade during Carnival celebrations at the Sambadrome in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Monday, Feb. 12, 2018. (AP Photo/Silvia Izquierdo)
In this Saturday, Feb. 10, 2018 photo, a drummer in costume plays 'Candombe' during 'Las Llamadas' carnival parade in Montevideo, Uruguay. Las Llamadas, or 'The Calls,' is a drum-call parade with pounding Afro-Uruguayan rhythmic music known as 'Candombe,' first introduced by slaves. (AP Photo/Matilde Campodonico)
In this Saturday, Feb. 10, 2018 photo, a drummer in costume plays 'Candombe' during 'Las Llamadas' carnival parade in Montevideo, Uruguay. Las Llamadas, or 'The Calls,' is a drum-call parade with pounding Afro-Uruguayan rhythmic music known as 'Candombe,' first introduced by slaves. (AP Photo/Matilde Campodonico)
Revelers take part in a parade during carnival celebrations in Madrid, Friday, Feb. 9, 2018. The carnival, which takes place across Spain, is the last chance for merrymaking and festivity before the religious celebration of Lent, a 40-day period of fasting and repentance in preparation for Easter in the Christian religion. (AP Photo/Francisco Seco)
Revelers take part in a parade during carnival celebrations in Madrid, Friday, Feb. 9, 2018. The carnival, which takes place across Spain, is the last chance for merrymaking and festivity before the religious celebration of Lent, a 40-day period of fasting and repentance in preparation for Easter in the Christian religion. (AP Photo/Francisco Seco)
A performer from Mangueira samba school parades during Carnival celebrations at the Sambadrome in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Monday, Feb. 12, 2018. (AP Photo/Leo Correa)
A performer from Mangueira samba school parades during Carnival celebrations at the Sambadrome in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Monday, Feb. 12, 2018. (AP Photo/Leo Correa)
Three woman dressed up in colorful costumes sit in a bench to watch a parade during carnival celebrations in Madrid, Friday, Feb. 9, 2018. The carnival, which takes place across Spain, is the last chance for merrymaking and festivity before the religious celebration of Lent, a 40-day period of fasting and repentance in preparation for Easter in the Christian religion. (AP Photo/Francisco Seco)
Three woman dressed up in colorful costumes sit in a bench to watch a parade during carnival celebrations in Madrid, Friday, Feb. 9, 2018. The carnival, which takes place across Spain, is the last chance for merrymaking and festivity before the religious celebration of Lent, a 40-day period of fasting and repentance in preparation for Easter in the Christian religion. (AP Photo/Francisco Seco)
A performer from the Imperio Serrano samba school parades during Carnival celebrations at the Sambadrome in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Sunday, Feb. 11, 2018. (AP Photo/Silvia Izquierdo)
A performer from the Imperio Serrano samba school parades during Carnival celebrations at the Sambadrome in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Sunday, Feb. 11, 2018. (AP Photo/Silvia Izquierdo)
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