(Joe Gromelski/Stars and Stripes)

Washington, March 28, 2015: Landboarder Lon Phan of Silver Spring, Md., is silhouetted against the sun as he takes to the air in front of the Washington Monument in the early minutes of the National Kite Festival. The annual event is part of the National Cherry Blossom Festival.

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