Nine become US citizens in Augusta ceremony

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News 12 First at Five, September 10, 2007

AUGUSTA, Ga. - Nine people became citizens of the United States of America on Monday.

Amongst other tests, each person had to pass a written U.S. history test and be able to speak, read and write basic English.

District Court Judges Lisa Godbey Wood, Dudley H. Bowen, Jr. and Anthony A. Alaimo presided over the ceremony.

The new citizens represented eight different countries including: Bolivia, Guyana, India, Mexico, Nigeria, South Africa, South Korea and Vietnam.

This was the first naturalization ceremony held Augusta since 2003.

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