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      Ash Wednesday marks the first day of Lent

      L ent is the season of prayer and penance in the Christian church.

      It is the period leading up to Easter and lasts 40 days, excluding Sundays.

      M any people give up something during Lent, such as food, television or other activities.

      T aking up acts of charity is also customary.