Ft. Stanwix hosts their annual September Naturalization Ceremony

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Ft. Stanwix hosts their annual September Naturalization Ceremony_4439891649507509413

Fort Stanwix National Monument in Rome hosted their annual SeptemberNaturalization Ceremony.

This morning a handful of refugees from Burma and Somalia aswell as other people from Peru and Canada were sworn in as new U.S. citizens.

For one new citizen, Tha Dah Paw, a Burmese refugee,says she had no country of her own until today.

“Living in America is full of opportunity and freedomsand human rights. So, I am very excited and happy that I am now an Americancitizen. I feel like now I am human,” said Tha Dah Paw.

She says the next step for her is to go to college to get adegree. Fort Stanwix has been hosting naturalization ceremonies since 1998.

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