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Snowflakes welcome swimming season in Germany

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People take a bath at Berlin's Wannsee lido, on March 29, 2013. The Strandbad Wannsee opened the annual swimming season this Friday with temperatures of 39 degrees Fahrenheit.

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Manfred Scharnowski takes a sip of tea before he takes a bath at Berlin's Wannsee lido, on March 29, 2013. The Strandbad Wannsee opened the annual swimming season this Friday with temperatures of 39 degrees Fahrenheit.

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A person walks along Berlin's Wannsee lido, on March 29, 2013.

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A man pulls a child on a sled through a park in Leipzig, Germany, on March 29, 2013. Fresh snowfall hit parts of the country on Good Friday.

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A snowman stands in a park in Leipzig, eastern Germany, on March 29, 2013.

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A man swims in an open-air pool in Frankfurt, Germany, on March 29, 2013. The open-air pool is one of the very first to start its bathing season in the state of Hesse despite the wintery weather and cold outside temperatures.

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Warming weather and longer days bring out the first signs of Spring.