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Media Credit: Nicole Radivilov | Hatchet Staff Photographer

Fireworks exploded over the Washington Channel along the Southwest Waterfront to celebrate the city's annual Cherry Blossom Festival, which commemorates the 3,000 cherry trees given to the U.S. by Japan in 1912. The festival draws about 1.5 million people each year and traditionally marks the beginning of spring.

Media Credit: Nicole Radivilov | Hatchet Staff Photographer
Fireworks exploded over the Washington Channel along the Southwest Waterfront to celebrate the city’s annual Cherry Blossom Festival, which commemorates the 3,000 cherry trees given to the U.S. by Japan in 1912. The festival draws about 1.5 million people each year and traditionally marks the beginning of spring.

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