Symbols of Revival: Tohoku's Cherry Trees

Symbols of Revival: Tohoku's Cherry Trees

Snow-bound and still impacted by the 2011 earthquake and tsunami, the people of Tohoku wait eagerly for that springtime symbol of hope and life: the blossoming of cherry trees. Northern Japan boasts many varieties of cherry trees and some very beloved ones -- a tree strong enough to grow through a boulder and another whose lineage stretches for a thousand years. Some of these trees are cared for by generations of the same families, people who know each bud on their trees and the best places to view...
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  • program length: 48 minutes
  • episode #5001

Wednesday, June 21 at 7:00 pm on 12.1

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