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By Mark Davis
The nation founders, the Lone Star State thrives
Topic - David Frankenberger
The sun was warm and the sky a bright blue, but three weeks into spring and the cherry blossoms — the District's unofficial herald for the end of winter — had yet to fully show their true colors.
"Two years ago, we came out and there was the hurricane, like one tree bloomed and there was 1,000 people all around it," said David Frankenberger, a Baltimore resident who came to see the blossoms with his mother. "Last year, we just missed the [blooming] schedule. Third time is a charm."
"It's neat to see everybody out here," Mr. Frankenberger said, "but it seems like from today on will be when the trees will be in full bloom."