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Special day for new Americans

Sylvester Taylor, 56, of Spring Hill waves a flag as he and 25 others become United States citizens Friday during a special naturalization ceremony at the SouthShore Regional Library in Ruskin. Taylor is originally from Jamaica. New citizens at the ceremony represented 14 countries: Canada, Colombia, Cuba, Dominican Republic, El Salvador, Haiti, India, Jamaica, Japan, Peru, South Korea, Sri Lanka, United Kingdom and Vietnam.

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Sylvester Taylor, 56, of Spring Hill waves a flag as he and 25 others become United States citizens Friday during a special naturalization ceremony at the SouthShore Regional Library in Ruskin. Taylor is originally from Jamaica. New citizens at the ceremony represented 14 countries: Canada, Colombia, Cuba, Dominican Republic, El Salvador, Haiti, India, Jamaica, Japan, Peru, South Korea, Sri Lanka, United Kingdom and Vietnam.

RUSKIN — America's newest citizens took part in a special naturalization ceremony Friday at the SouthShore Regional Library.

The citizenship candidates represented 14 countries: Canada, Colombia, Cuba, Dominican Republic, El Salvador, Haiti, India, Jamaica, Japan, Peru, South Korea, Sri Lanka, United Kingdom and Vietnam.

Special day for new Americans 01/24/14 [Last modified: Friday, January 24, 2014 10:16pm]
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