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The Shrimp King and Queen join the priest at the blessing
The Queen is a young woman with family ties to the seafood industry; the King is an older man with experience working in the seafood industry.  Both are awarded a tiara to wear for the weekend; the Queen receives a sash designating her as Shrimp Queen. Both join the priest on the Blessing Boat.

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