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    Cherry blossoms bloom in Washington

    Al Jazeera English

    by Al Jazeera English

    he annual Cherry Blossom Festival is in full bloom in Washington DC.

    The pink blossoming of the trees has become symbolic of springtime and is a highlight sought out by tourists and locals.

    Gifted to the city as a token of friendship by Japan a century ago, the trees have become symbolic of the relationship between the two countries.

    Al Jazeera's John Terrett reports from Washington.