This is the moment that Dania Joseph has been saving for.
She has skimped on new clothes, clipped coupons and squirreled away a few dollars here and there.
All so she can sojourn to Miami this weekend and be among the revelers in a Super Bowl-like display of Caribbean culture -- carnival.
Joseph is by all definitions a carnival baby: a gyrating, soca-music-loving partygoer who revels in the rhythm and pageantry of it all.
``It's embedded in me,'' said Joseph, 30, who lost her administrative job with Lehman Brothers in New York a year ago and arrived here from Long Island, just days before Sunday's Miami-Broward One Carnival.
``Even though there is a recession going on, people want to have some kind of fun, forget about the mundane stuff and be free for a couple of hours.''
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