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Cherry Blossoms Paint D.C. Pink- A Month Early

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The cherry blossoms are about to come alive in Washington, D.C. Meaning people from all over will make the trip to see their beauty. These fresh blooms offer the perfect frame for the nation's capital. The first trees were planted on the Tidal Basin by first lady Helen Taft and Japanese Viscountess Iwa Chinda in 1912, symbolizing friendship between the two countries. Thousands more cover the National Mall and Memorial Parks as a gift from Japan. The blooms are lovely — but short-lived.

Added on the 12/03/2018 11:03:49 - Copyright : Wochit

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