Cherry blossoms bloom in Washington, DC

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People flock to Washington, DC to see the cherry blossoms bloom as spring arrives in March 2024. The National Park Service announced Sunday, March 17, 2024, that the cherry blossoms reached peak bloom, marking the second-earliest peak bloom in more than a century of records.

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The Jefferson Memorial is visible as visitors to the Tidal Basin walk along an area as cherry trees enter peak bloom this week in Washington, DC on Wednesday, March 20, 2024.

The Jefferson Memorial is visible as visitors to the Tidal Basin walk along an area as cherry trees enter peak bloom this week in Washington. Wednesday, March 20, 2024, in Washington. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsvais)

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The Jefferson Memorial is visible as visitors to the Tidal Basin walk along an area as cherry trees enter peak bloom this week in Washington, DC on Wednesday, March 20, 2024.

Visitors to the Tidal Basin walk along an area as cherry trees enter peak bloom this week in Washington. Wednesday, March 20, 2024, in Washington. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsvais)

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Visitors to the Tidal Basin walk along an area as cherry trees enter peak bloom this week in Washington, DC on Wednesday, March 20, 2024.

Phoebe Hosier who moved to DC from Australia two months ago takes a photograph of a blooming Cherry tree near the tidal basin in Washington, DC, on March 17, 2024. Washington's cherry blossoms marked the second-earliest peak bloom in more than a century of records. (Photo by ROBERTO SCHMIDT / AFP) (Photo by ROBERTO SCHMIDT/AFP via Getty Images)

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Phoebe Hosier, who moved to DC from Australia two months ago, takes a photograph of a blooming Cherry tree near the tidal basin in Washington, DC on March 17, 2024.

Cherry trees bloom near the tidal basin and the Washington Memorial in Washington, DC, on March 17, 2024. Washington's cherry blossoms marked the second-earliest peak bloom in more than a century of records. (Photo by ROBERTO SCHMIDT / AFP) (Photo by ROBERTO SCHMIDT/AFP via Getty Images)

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Cherry blossom trees bloom near the tidal basin and the Washington Memorial in Washington, DC on March 17, 2024.

Anusha Dandu (R) gets her photo taken by her friend Bree Lakshmi (L) under blooming Cherry trees near the tidal basin in Washington, DC, on March 17, 2024. Washington's cherry blossoms marked the second-earliest peak bloom in more than a century of records. (Photo by ROBERTO SCHMIDT / AFP) (Photo by ROBERTO SCHMIDT/AFP via Getty Images)

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Anusha Dandu (R) gets her photo taken by her friend Bree Lakshmi (L) under blooming cherry blossom trees near the tidal basin in Washington, DC on March 17, 2024.

Mari Monti, Kari Larsen, Anna Davis, Sophie Johnson, Morgan Robertson and Moline John, recent Duke University graduates who now live and work in DC enjoy an afternoon get together under blooming Cherry trees near the tidal basin in Washington, DC, on March 17, 2024. Washington's cherry blossoms marked the second-earliest peak bloom in more than a century of records. (Photo by ROBERTO SCHMIDT / AFP) (Photo by ROBERTO SCHMIDT/AFP via Getty Images)

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Mari Monti, Kari Larsen, Anna Davis, Sophie Johnson, Morgan Robertson and Mohini Johri , recent Duke University graduates who now live and work in DC, enjoy an afternoon get-together under blooming cherry blossom trees near the tidal basin in Washington, DC on March 17, 2024.

TOPSHOT - Two people enjoy a ride on a pedal boat near blooming Cherry trees surrounding the tidal basin in Washington, DC, on March 17, 2024. Washington's cherry blossoms marked the second-earliest peak bloom in more than a century of records. (Photo by ROBERTO SCHMIDT / AFP) (Photo by ROBERTO SCHMIDT/AFP via Getty Images)

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Two people enjoy a ride on a pedal boat near blooming cherry blossom trees surrounding the tidal basin in Washington, DC, on March 17, 2024.

TOPSHOT - Elliot Randolph, a full time street musician, plays the violin for passerby's in an effort to make some money as he sits under blooming Cherry trees near the tidal basin in Washington, DC, on March 17, 2024. Washington's cherry blossoms marked the second-earliest peak bloom in more than a century of records. (Photo by ROBERTO SCHMIDT / AFP) (Photo by ROBERTO SCHMIDT/AFP via Getty Images)

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Elliot Randolph, a full-time street musician, plays the violin for people to make some money as he sits under blooming cherry blossom trees near the tidal basin in Washington, DC, on March 17, 2024. Washington’s cherry blossoms marked the second-earliest peak bloom in more than a century of records.

Minji Park smiles after he got a kiss from his 15 month-old daughter Danbi (R) while his wife takes their photo under blooming Cherry trees near the tidal basin in Washington, DC, on March 17, 2024. Washington's cherry blossoms marked the second-earliest peak bloom in more than a century of records. (Photo by ROBERTO SCHMIDT / AFP) (Photo by ROBERTO SCHMIDT/AFP via Getty Images)

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Minji Park smiles after he got a kiss from his 15-month-old daughter Danbi (R) while his wife takes their photo under blooming cherry blossom trees near the tidal basin in Washington, DC on March 17, 2024.

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