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Not eating meat during Lent can lead to fish on Fridays
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Atlanta Highway Seafood Market owner Phuong Le dresses up his fresh fish display last week. - photo by NAT GURLEY
Many faithful Catholics find eating fish is good for the soul as well as the body. During the season of Lent, many Catholics choose to abstain from meat on Fridays and instead serve a meal centered around a vegetable or fish. Fish is not considered meat in the church because it doesn’t live on the land.