AOC: Millions of people come to the Washington area to enjoy the Annual Cherry Blossom Festival and to get a glimpse of fully bloomed blossoms. But, this years late start to spring has caused a delay in the cherry blossom’s peak. Despite the lack of blooms, people still enjoy the festival. Spotlight Reporter Kandace Redd is in the crowd at the Tidal Basin.
AOC TAG: The Cherry Blossom Festival blooms each year to commemorate the gifts of roughly 3-thousand cherry trees from Tokyo to the nation’s capital in 1912. About one hundred of these original trees are still standing.