Spring In Washington DC: Cherry Blossoms Have Bloomed! (Video)

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Sameera Ehteram
Washington DC is blooming with cherry blossoms and the city's cherry blossom trees are in full bloom.

Washington DC is blooming with cherry blossoms and the city's cherry blossom trees are in full bloom.

The iconic white and pink buds draw crowds of onlookers to the Tidal Basin, a man made reservoir lined with thousands of the trees. While onlookers crowded the the sidewalks, and rented paddleboats to see the trees... this police officer and his trusty horse had a bit of an advantage.

In 1912, the Japanese government gave Washington 3000 Yoshino cheery trees as a gift-- and each year the National Cherry Blossom Festival commemorates Japanese-American ties.

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