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Photo Journal: Rowing in style

People are seen from a Mainichi Shimbun helicopter admiring cherry blossoms as they row along Chidorigafuchi moat in Tokyo's Chiyoda Ward, on March 31, 2018. A combination of favorable weather and an early blooming of Somei Yoshino blossoms this year attracted crowds of people to the capital's various famous viewing spots. Mieko Takeda, 62, who traveled from Ibaraki Prefecture, said, "I made it just in time. The sight of falling petals felt quite special, and it was all very pretty." (Mainichi)

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