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Cherry Blossoms Around the World 2014

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Tony Chung of Washington photographs the cherry blossoms around the Tidal Basin at sunrise in Washington, Wednesday, April 9, 2014. The annual Cherry Blossom Festival ends this weekend. J. David Ake/AP.

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People walk under the branches of cherry trees around the Tidal Basin in Washington, D.C. The trees, a gift from Japan in 1912, symbolize the friendship between the two nations. (Kim Hairston/Baltimore Sun)

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A visitor photographs cherry blossoms on trees in Greenwich Park in south London, April 10, 2014. Toby Melville/REUTERS.

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A woman wearing a kimono looks at cherry blossoms in full bloom in Tokyo on April 1, 2014. Yoshikazu Tsuno/AFP/Getty Images.

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Cherry blossoms are seen April 10, 2014 at the Tidal Basin in Washington, D.C. Karen Bleier/AFP/Getty Images.

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Alice Kale of Alexandria, Va., works on an oil painting of cherry blossoms and the Washington Monument along the Tidal Basin. (Kim Hairston/Baltimore Sun)

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Cherry blossoms are seen in full bloom in Tokyo on April 1, 2014. Yoshikazu Tsuno/AFP/Getty Images.

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A jogger runs by early emerging cherry blossoms around the Tidal Basin in Washington. Gary Cameron/REUTERS.

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A bee collects pollen from a cherry blossom on March 27, 2014 in Potsdam, eastern Germany. Photo: Ralf Hirschberger/AFP/Getty Images./ 

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A cyclist rides along the Tidal Basin under cherry trees. The trees, a gift from Japan in 1912, symbolize the friendship between the two nations. Over a million and a half people will walk among the trees during the five weeks of the National Cherry Blossom Festival. (Kim Hairston/Baltimore Sun)

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A man photographs cherry blossoms along the Tidal Basin in Washington, D.C. (Kim Hairston/Baltimore Sun)

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A man photographs cherry trees and the Jefferson Memorial April 10, 2014 at the Tidal Basin in Washington, D.C.  Karen Bleier/AFP/Getty Images.

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A man runs under the branches of cherry trees along the Tidal Basin. (Kim Hairston/Baltimore Sun)

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A man walks with his dogs under fully bloomed cherry blossoms along a riverside promenade in Tokyo. Yoshikazu Tsuno/AFP/Getty Images.

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A woman holding her baby tries to catch a cherry blossom scattered by the wind during a sunny spring day at the National Cemetery in Seoul, April 8, 2014. REUTERS/Kim Hong-Ji

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A woman holds up her dog next to a cherry tree in full bloom in Tokyo. Yoshikazu Tsuno/AFP/Getty Images.

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Cherry blossoms and the Washington Monument are seen April 10, 2014 from the Tidal Basin in Washington, D.C. KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images.

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Visitors walk beneath cherry trees April 9, 2014 near the Tidal Basin in Washington, D.C. Karen Bleier/AFP/Getty Images.

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Women photograph emerging cherry blossom trees around the Tidal Basin in Washington, April 8, 2014. REUTERS/Gary Cameron

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Early emerging cherry blossoms are reflected in the Tidal Basin in Washington, April 8, 2014. REUTERS/Gary Cameron

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The sun begins to rise behind the Jefferson Memorial and Washington Monument as the cherry blossoms begin to bloom at the Tidal Basin April 10, 2014 in Washington, D.C. Mark Wilson/Getty Images.

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Cherry trees and the Jefferson Memorial are seen as the sun rises April 10, 2014 at the Tidal Basin in Washington, D.C. Karen Bleier/AFP/Getty Images.

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Early emerging cherry blossoms are seen near the Washington Monument in Washington April 8, 2014.  Gary Cameron/Gary Cameron.

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A mallard duck swims past emerging cherry blossoms at the Tidal Basin in Washington.Gary Cameron/REUTERS.

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Kei Ouchi, 17 months, of Chevy Chase, checks out a cutting from a cherry tree along the Tidal Basin. (Kim Hairston/Baltimore Sun)

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From left, Zachary Morano and his father, Duane Morano of Ashburn, Va., photograph cherry blossoms along the Tidal Basin in Washington, D.C. (Kim Hairston/Baltimore Sun)

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The Salt Lake Temple is framed by cherry blossoms during the 184th annual general conference of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints on April 5, 2014 in Salt Lake City, Utah. George Frey/Getty Images.

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Visitors ride a boat in the Chidorigafuchi moat, as they enjoy fully bloomed cherry blossoms, during spring season in Tokyo, April 5, 2014. REUTERS/Issei Kato

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A young girl looks out at cherry blossoms in full bloom at Meguro River. Chris McGrath/Getty Images

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Visitors ride a boat in the Chidorigafuchi moat, as they enjoy fully bloomed cherry blossoms, during spring season in Tokyo, April 5, 2014. REUTERS/Issei Kato

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