'Dragon Blood' And Other Awesome Trees For Arbor Day
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Claire O'Neill
Friday, April 27, 2012 at 11:10 AM
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You don't have to be a tree-hugger to celebrate what must be the least-loved holiday.

Buddha reached enlightenment under a tree. Cinnamon comes from trees — as do apples and latex and frankincense, not to mention the oxygen we breathe. As Shel Silverstein reminds us, they're just about the most selfless things. Well, today is Arbor Day, which has to be the least-loved holiday. So, without much further ado, a photo homage to awesome trees:

What did I leave out? What's your favorite tree? (Maybe go give it a hug.) [Copyright 2012 National Public Radio]



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