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Haiti - USA : At age 103, a Haitian woman becomes an American citizen
16/06/2019 09:18:31

Haiti - USA : At age 103, a Haitian woman becomes an American citizen
On Friday, June 14, Flag Day, Andrea Joseph, a 103-year-old Haitian woman born on August 15, 1915 in Jacmel, Haiti, arrived in Florida (USA) as a permanent resident in 1988 became an American citizen.

Andrea Joseph was sworn in front of friends and family during a naturalization ceremony in Miami proving alongside 150 other people asking to become naturalized American citizens, that it is never too late to realize the American dream.

Andrea Joseph proudly shows her papers after becoming an American citizen at the age of 103 on Friday. She was sworn in front of friends and family at a naturalization ceremony in Miami

"We obviously didn't think this would ever come true. This is a great accomplishment for my grandmother [...] To have this happen today, on June 14th, we're excited and overjoyed by this achievement," said his granddaughter, Mildred Ogé.

District 2 Miami-Dade Commissioner Jean Monestime, a Haitian American from St. Louis North, also congratulated Andrea Joseph on her new citizenship.

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