Ten most popular items people give up for Lent

Ten most popular items people give up for Lent

POSTED: Wednesday, February 13, 2013 - 6:00am

UPDATED: Wednesday, February 13, 2013 - 6:04am

Today is Ash Wednesday, which begins first day of Lent, the celebration of the 46 days before Easter. Many Christians and non-Christians alike begin the Lent season by giving up a particular luxury or vice they have.

According to Care2.com, here are the ten most popular things people give up for Lent. These vices range from typical to technologically-minded.

  1. Alcohol
  2. Chocolcates and Sweets
  3. Cursing
  4. Social Media (Twitter/Facebook)
  5. Television
  6. Junk Food
  7. Soft Drinks
  8. Smoking
  9. Texting
  10. Gossiping

We’d like to know what you are giving up for Lent. Head over to the NBC33 Facebook page and join the discussion.

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