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What San Antonio is giving up for Lent

CaptionCloseClick ahead to view what San Antonians are giving up for Lent.From Facebook: "Alcohol."Click ahead to view what San Antonians are giving up for Lent. From Facebook: "Alcohol."From Facebook: "As an effort to be more present to those around...

What San Antonio is giving up for Lent

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From Facebook: "Alcohol."

Click ahead to view what San Antonians are giving up for Lent.

From Facebook: "Alcohol."

From Facebook: "As an effort to be more present to those around me, I am not going to use my phone while waiting or walking to places. It's gonna be a challenge!"

From Facebook: "As an effort to be more present to those around me, I am not going to use my phone while waiting or walking to places. It's gonna be a challenge!"

From Facebook: "WHATABURGER."

From Facebook: "WHATABURGER."

From Facebook: "Let's give up Trump!"

From Facebook: "Let's give up Trump!"

From Facebook: "Thug life."

From Facebook: "Thug life."

From Facebook: "I'm giving up going to church for lent."

From Facebook: "I'm giving up going to church for lent."

From Facebook: "Empathy."

From Facebook: "Empathy."

From Facebook: "Work."

From Facebook: "Work."

From Facebook: "1 piece of office attire then will donate to dress for success."

From Facebook: "1 piece of office attire then will donate to dress for success."

From Facebook: "Sodas."

From Facebook: "Sodas."

From Facebook: "I'm giving up reading about politics!! ugh! lol"

From Facebook: "I'm giving up reading about politics!! ugh! lol"

From Facebook: "Fried food"

From Facebook: "Fried food"

From Facebook: "Social media."

From Facebook: "Social media."

From Facebook: "Carbs."

From Facebook: "Carbs."

With the calendar turning to Ash Wednesday, Catholics across the Alamo City are observing Lent.

For the occasion, we asked readers on the mySA.com Facebook page what they were giving up this year.

The answers varied from the serious to the silly, and included "Trump," "work," "Facebook" and even the "thug life." 

RELATED: 12 facts you may not have known about Lent 

Browse through the slideshow above to see all the answers we received. 

Our editors found this article on this site using Google and regenerated it for our readers.

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