Andrew Peternith



United's young ranks

In 1989, while most students were returning home from elementary school to watch Disney Afternoon, Adu was born in Ghana. When 14-year-old sensation Freddy Adu joined the D.C. United this season, he became the youngest player in Major League Soccer history. He is also the highest paid player, who signed a $500 thousand a year contract.


Smiling faces at Washington Cherry Blossom Festival

Ekoji Dharma School and Kikuyuki no Kai dancers perform traditional Japanese numbers before audiences at the National Japanese American Memorial as part of the Cherry Blossom Festival. The all female troupe included members of various ages and symbolized the continuity of Japanese traditions from older generations to younger generations.


Cherry blossoms draw all ages to festival

The Washington Monument provided the backdrop as a multitude of kites, tethered to energetic children below, took to the sky this weekend. Early Saturday rain could not keep away the hundreds of people who ventured to the National Mall to celebrate the two-week Cherry Blossom Festival.

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