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Waiting for the cherry blossoms to appear, a Washington tradition

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By Vaughn Hillyard

Monday, April 8, 2013
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As the saguaro blossom is to Phoenix, the cherry blossom is to Washington, D.C. The thousands of trees around the Tidal Basin - a gift from Japan in 1912 - bloom as the weather warms, a sign spring has arrived.Cronkite News reporter Vaughn Hillyard has the story of this 101-year-old tradition.

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