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Spring in blossom

People film a shower of cherry blossoms at a park in Tokyo, Japan, April 2, 2018. REUTERS/Toru Hanai

People film a shower of cherry blossoms at a park in Tokyo, Japan, April 2, 2018. REUTERS/Toru Hanai

People film a shower of cherry blossoms at a park in Tokyo, Japan, April 2, 2018. REUTERS/Toru Hanai
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Petals of cherry blossoms are seen on a pond at a park in Tokyo, Japan, April 2, 2018. REUTERS/Toru Hanai

Petals of cherry blossoms are seen on a pond at a park in Tokyo, Japan, April 2, 2018. REUTERS/Toru Hanai

Petals of cherry blossoms are seen on a pond at a park in Tokyo, Japan, April 2, 2018. REUTERS/Toru Hanai
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A train runs through a field of peach blossoms near the Juyongguan Great Wall, on a polluted day in Beijing, China April 1, 2018. REUTERS/Stringer

A train runs through a field of peach blossoms near the Juyongguan Great Wall, on a polluted day in Beijing, China April 1, 2018. REUTERS/Stringer

A train runs through a field of peach blossoms near the Juyongguan Great Wall, on a polluted day in Beijing, China April 1, 2018. REUTERS/Stringer
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Cherry blossoms and a mustard field are seen at a moat of the Imperial Palace in Tokyo, Japan, April 2, 2018. REUTERS/Toru Hanai

Cherry blossoms and a mustard field are seen at a moat of the Imperial Palace in Tokyo, Japan, April 2, 2018. REUTERS/Toru Hanai

Cherry blossoms and a mustard field are seen at a moat of the Imperial Palace in Tokyo, Japan, April 2, 2018. REUTERS/Toru Hanai
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Visitors ride a boat in the Chidorigafuchi moat covered with petals of cherry blossoms in Tokyo, Japan, April 2, 2018. REUTERS/Toru Hanai

Visitors ride a boat in the Chidorigafuchi moat covered with petals of cherry blossoms in Tokyo, Japan, April 2, 2018. REUTERS/Toru Hanai

Visitors ride a boat in the Chidorigafuchi moat covered with petals of cherry blossoms in Tokyo, Japan, April 2, 2018. REUTERS/Toru Hanai
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People take a picture of cherry blossoms in Tokyo, Japan March 30, 2018. REUTERS/Toru Hanai

People take a picture of cherry blossoms in Tokyo, Japan March 30, 2018. REUTERS/Toru Hanai

People take a picture of cherry blossoms in Tokyo, Japan March 30, 2018. REUTERS/Toru Hanai
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Visitors walk under illuminated cherry blossoms at Ueno Park in Tokyo, Japan March 29, 2018. REUTERS/Issei Kato

Visitors walk under illuminated cherry blossoms at Ueno Park in Tokyo, Japan March 29, 2018. REUTERS/Issei Kato

Visitors walk under illuminated cherry blossoms at Ueno Park in Tokyo, Japan March 29, 2018. REUTERS/Issei Kato
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Visitors ride boats in the Chidorigafuchi moat as they enjoy fully bloomed cherry blossoms in Tokyo, Japan March 26, 2018. REUTERS/Issei Kato

Visitors ride boats in the Chidorigafuchi moat as they enjoy fully bloomed cherry blossoms in Tokyo, Japan March 26, 2018. REUTERS/Issei Kato

Visitors ride boats in the Chidorigafuchi moat as they enjoy fully bloomed cherry blossoms in Tokyo, Japan March 26, 2018. REUTERS/Issei Kato
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A kimono-clad woman takes a selfie at the Chidorigafuchi moat in Tokyo, Japan March 26, 2018. REUTERS/Issei Kato

A kimono-clad woman takes a selfie at the Chidorigafuchi moat in Tokyo, Japan March 26, 2018. REUTERS/Issei Kato

A kimono-clad woman takes a selfie at the Chidorigafuchi moat in Tokyo, Japan March 26, 2018. REUTERS/Issei Kato
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Cherry blossoms are seen in Tokyo, Japan March 23, 2018. REUTERS/Toru Hanai

Cherry blossoms are seen in Tokyo, Japan March 23, 2018. REUTERS/Toru Hanai

Cherry blossoms are seen in Tokyo, Japan March 23, 2018. REUTERS/Toru Hanai
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A woman looks at cherry blossoms in Tokyo, Japan March 23, 2018. REUTERS/Toru Hanai

A woman looks at cherry blossoms in Tokyo, Japan March 23, 2018. REUTERS/Toru Hanai

A woman looks at cherry blossoms in Tokyo, Japan March 23, 2018. REUTERS/Toru Hanai
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Tokyo businessmen and businesswomen enjoy food and drink under illuminated cherry blossoms at Ueno Park in Tokyo, Japan March 29, 2018. REUTERS/Issei Kato

Tokyo businessmen and businesswomen enjoy food and drink under illuminated cherry blossoms at Ueno Park in Tokyo, Japan March 29, 2018. REUTERS/Issei Kato

Tokyo businessmen and businesswomen enjoy food and drink under illuminated cherry blossoms at Ueno Park in Tokyo, Japan March 29, 2018. REUTERS/Issei Kato
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People walk under cherry blossoms at Jiming Temple in Nanjing, Jiangsu province, China March 24, 2018. REUTERS/Stringer

People walk under cherry blossoms at Jiming Temple in Nanjing, Jiangsu province, China March 24, 2018. REUTERS/Stringer

People walk under cherry blossoms at Jiming Temple in Nanjing, Jiangsu province, China March 24, 2018. REUTERS/Stringer
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Visitors ride a boat in the Chidorigafuchi moat under cherry blossoms in Tokyo, Japan March 26, 2018. REUTERS/Issei Kato

Visitors ride a boat in the Chidorigafuchi moat under cherry blossoms in Tokyo, Japan March 26, 2018. REUTERS/Issei Kato

Visitors ride a boat in the Chidorigafuchi moat under cherry blossoms in Tokyo, Japan March 26, 2018. REUTERS/Issei Kato
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A man takes a selfie with cherry blossoms in Tokyo, Japan March 23, 2018. REUTERS/Toru Hanai

A man takes a selfie with cherry blossoms in Tokyo, Japan March 23, 2018. REUTERS/Toru Hanai

A man takes a selfie with cherry blossoms in Tokyo, Japan March 23, 2018. REUTERS/Toru Hanai
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Visitors are seen under blooming cherry blossoms at the East Lake Cherry Blossom Park in Wuhan, Hubei province, China March 9, 2018. REUTERS/Stringer

Visitors are seen under blooming cherry blossoms at the East Lake Cherry Blossom Park in Wuhan, Hubei province, China March 9, 2018. REUTERS/Stringer

Visitors are seen under blooming cherry blossoms at the East Lake Cherry Blossom Park in Wuhan, Hubei province, China March 9, 2018. REUTERS/Stringer
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Visitors take pictures of blooming cherry blossoms at Wuhan University in Wuhan, Hubei province, China March 20, 2018.  REUTERS/Stringer

Visitors take pictures of blooming cherry blossoms at Wuhan University in Wuhan, Hubei province, China March 20, 2018. REUTERS/Stringer

Visitors take pictures of blooming cherry blossoms at Wuhan University in Wuhan, Hubei province, China March 20, 2018. REUTERS/Stringer
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Magnolia flowers are covered with snow before they start blooming during a snowstorm in Washington, March 21, 2018. REUTERS/Yuri Gripas

Magnolia flowers are covered with snow before they start blooming during a snowstorm in Washington, March 21, 2018. REUTERS/Yuri Gripas

Magnolia flowers are covered with snow before they start blooming during a snowstorm in Washington, March 21, 2018. REUTERS/Yuri Gripas
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A woman poses for a photo in an almond plantation near Kiryat Gat, Israel February 17, 2018. REUTERS/Amir Cohen

A woman poses for a photo in an almond plantation near Kiryat Gat, Israel February 17, 2018. REUTERS/Amir Cohen

A woman poses for a photo in an almond plantation near Kiryat Gat, Israel February 17, 2018. REUTERS/Amir Cohen
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A visitor looks at early flowering Kanzakura cherry blossoms in full bloom at the Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden in Tokyo, Japan March 14, 2018. REUTERS/Issei Kato

A visitor looks at early flowering Kanzakura cherry blossoms in full bloom at the Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden in Tokyo, Japan March 14, 2018. REUTERS/Issei Kato

A visitor looks at early flowering Kanzakura cherry blossoms in full bloom at the Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden in Tokyo, Japan March 14, 2018. REUTERS/Issei Kato
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Kimono-clad women look at early flowering Kanzakura cherry blossoms in full bloom at the Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden in Tokyo, Japan March 14, 2018. REUTERS/Issei Kato

Kimono-clad women look at early flowering Kanzakura cherry blossoms in full bloom at the Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden in Tokyo, Japan March 14, 2018. REUTERS/Issei Kato

Kimono-clad women look at early flowering Kanzakura cherry blossoms in full bloom at the Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden in Tokyo, Japan March 14, 2018. REUTERS/Issei Kato
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A man takes pictures of almond blossoms at a park in Madrid, Spain, March 13, 2018. REUTERS/Susana Vera

A man takes pictures of almond blossoms at a park in Madrid, Spain, March 13, 2018. REUTERS/Susana Vera

A man takes pictures of almond blossoms at a park in Madrid, Spain, March 13, 2018. REUTERS/Susana Vera
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A seven-month-old baby and her mother look at early flowering Kanzakura cherry blossoms in full bloom at the Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden in Tokyo, Japan March 14, 2018. REUTERS/Issei Kato

A seven-month-old baby and her mother look at early flowering Kanzakura cherry blossoms in full bloom at the Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden in Tokyo, Japan March 14, 2018. REUTERS/Issei Kato

A seven-month-old baby and her mother look at early flowering Kanzakura cherry blossoms in full bloom at the Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden in Tokyo, Japan March 14, 2018. REUTERS/Issei Kato
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People walk under cherry blossoms in Kunming, Yunnan province, China March 7, 2018. REUTERS/Stringer

People walk under cherry blossoms in Kunming, Yunnan province, China March 7, 2018. REUTERS/Stringer

People walk under cherry blossoms in Kunming, Yunnan province, China March 7, 2018. REUTERS/Stringer
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A woman photographs blossoms on a tree in Washington, March 16, 2018. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid

A woman photographs blossoms on a tree in Washington, March 16, 2018. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid

A woman photographs blossoms on a tree in Washington, March 16, 2018. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid
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A family takes a picture under flowering trees along a roadside in Islamabad, Pakistan March 15, 2018. REUTERS/Faisal Mahmood

A family takes a picture under flowering trees along a roadside in Islamabad, Pakistan March 15, 2018. REUTERS/Faisal Mahmood

A family takes a picture under flowering trees along a roadside in Islamabad, Pakistan March 15, 2018. REUTERS/Faisal Mahmood
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A couple reacts as they see almond blossoms at a park in Madrid, Spain, March 13, 2018. REUTERS/Susana Vera

A couple reacts as they see almond blossoms at a park in Madrid, Spain, March 13, 2018. REUTERS/Susana Vera

A couple reacts as they see almond blossoms at a park in Madrid, Spain, March 13, 2018. REUTERS/Susana Vera
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Visitors look at early flowering Kanzakura cherry blossoms in full bloom at the Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden in Tokyo, Japan March 14, 2018. REUTERS/Issei Kato

Visitors look at early flowering Kanzakura cherry blossoms in full bloom at the Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden in Tokyo, Japan March 14, 2018. REUTERS/Issei Kato

Visitors look at early flowering Kanzakura cherry blossoms in full bloom at the Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden in Tokyo, Japan March 14, 2018. REUTERS/Issei Kato
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Visitors look at early flowering Kanzakura cherry blossoms in full bloom at the Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden in Tokyo, Japan March 14, 2018. REUTERS/Issei Kato

Visitors look at early flowering Kanzakura cherry blossoms in full bloom at the Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden in Tokyo, Japan March 14, 2018. REUTERS/Issei Kato

Visitors look at early flowering Kanzakura cherry blossoms in full bloom at the Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden in Tokyo, Japan March 14, 2018. REUTERS/Issei Kato
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People walk under cherry blossoms in Kunming, Yunnan province, China March 7, 2018. REUTERS/Stringer

People walk under cherry blossoms in Kunming, Yunnan province, China March 7, 2018. REUTERS/Stringer

People walk under cherry blossoms in Kunming, Yunnan province, China March 7, 2018. REUTERS/Stringer
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