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Cate Summers of Arlington takes a break from her bike ride to read at the Tidal Basin as others stroll through and photograph the cherry blossoms, in full bloom in time for the festival celebrating the 100th anniversary of Japan's gift of the trees. (Barbara L. Salisbury/The Washington Times)

Cate Summers of Arlington takes a break from her bike ride to read at the Tidal Basin as others stroll through and photograph the cherry blossoms, in full bloom in time for the festival celebrating the 100th anniversary of Japan's gift of the trees. (Barbara L. Salisbury/The Washington Times)

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