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Joggers make their way along the Tidal Basin and the Jefferson Memorial on the morning of Veterans Day, Washington, D.C., Tuesday, November 11, 2014. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

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A young woman hold onto her pink umbrella as she visits the Jefferson Memorial during a winter snow storm, in Washington, DC., Tuesday, January 21, 2014. (Andrew S Geraci/The Washington Times)

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A young woman hold onto her pink umbrella as she visits the Jefferson Memorial during a winter snow storm, in Washington, DC., Tuesday, January 21, 2014. (Andrew S Geraci/The Washington Times)

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Pink and white blossoms are shown on cherry trees around the Tidal Basin with the Jefferson Memorial in the background on March 15, 2012. Wintry weather delayed the annual blossoming this year. (The Washington Times)

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The Jefferson Memorial attracts a few brave souls who venture out during the first snow fall of the year, in Washington, D.C., Thursday, Jan. 24, 2013. (Andrew S. Geraci/The Washington Times)

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A television cameraman is silhouetted in between the Washington Monument and the Jefferson Memorial on Dec. 6, 2012, as he films the rehearsal for the lighting of the National Christmas tree on the Ellipse in downtown D.C. later that evening. (Barbara L. Salisbury/The Washington Times)

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Photographs of the Jefferson Memorial along the Tidal Basin taken by Brian D., an autistic adult with Community Services for Autistic Adults and Children, based in Montgomery Village, Md., Washington, D.C., Wednesday, March 21, 2012. Brian is part of the “InFocus Project†which is a way for adults with autism to develop forms of self expression and social skills while producing work that has been featured in art shows, given to donors to C.S.A.A.C., and sold on an online store. (Brian D./InFocus Project)

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A helicopter flies above the Jefferson Memorial, seen here through cherry blossoms along the Tidal Basin in Washington, D.C., on March 19, 2012. (Barbara L. Salisbury/The Washington Times)

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With the Jefferson Memorial in the distance, pink and white cherry blossoms make an earlier than expected appearance along the Tidal Basin in Washington, D.C., Thursday, March 15, 2012. (Rod Lamkey Jr/The Washington Times)

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With the Jefferson Memorial in the distance across the water, a woman runs along the Tidal Basin, passing under low hanging branches as the cherry blossoms make an early arrival in Washington, D.C., Thursday, March 15, 2012. (Rod Lamkey Jr/The Washington Times)

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With the Jefferson Memorial in the distance across the water, cherry blossoms make an early arrival along the Tidal Basin in Washington, D.C., Thursday, March 15, 2012. (Rod Lamkey Jr/The Washington Times)

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Tourists are silhouetted against a late afternoon sky in between the columns at the Jefferson Memorial on the longest day of the year, the Summer Solstice, in Washington, D.C., Tuesday, June 21, 2011. (Rod Lamkey Jr./The Washington Times)

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Artist Justin Pale of the District captures the beauty of the Japanese cherry trees in full bloom and the Jefferson Memorial on Sunday. Temperatures are supposed to be warmer Monday before another jolt of cold arrives. (Drew Angerer/The Washington Times)