Cherry blossoms in Washington, D.C.
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Cherry Blossums of the Japanese Yoshino variety bloom along the Tidal Basin March 19, 2012, in Washington, DC, with the Jefferson Memorial to the rear. This season celebrates the 100-year anniversary of the gift of the cherry trees from Japan to Washington, DC. AFP PHOTO/PAUL J. RICHARDS (Photo credit should read PAUL J. RICHARDS/AFP/Getty Images)