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Naturalization Ceremony at Fort Meigs

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Johnnie Taylor, of the League of Women Voters, left, and new citizen Jaswant Singh Sidhu after the ceremony.

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Myra McClure, keynote speaker and originally from Canada, holds her copy of the program from her citizenship proceedings. McClure became a citizen in 2002.

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Arslan Adil, left, and his parents, Jahangir center, and Lubna Adil, all of Maumee, after they received their citizenship papers.

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Myra McClure, keynote speaker and originally from Canada, holds her copy of the questions which she had to memorize to become a U.S. citizen in 2002.

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Dalih El-Far, left, and her husband Mohamed El-Far, third from right, and two of their children during the Pledge of Allegiance. The children are Hashim, 3, and Ahmed, 6. Mohamed El-Far became a citizen during the ceremony.

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U.S. District Court Judge Jeffrey J. Helmick gives the Oath of Citizenship.

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Taking the oath of citizenship are, from left, Arslan Adil, left, and his parents, Jahangir, second from left, and Lubna Adil, all of Maumee and all originally from Pakistan.

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Michael Lieber, the town crier of Sylvania and of Lucas County, opens the United States District Court as 31 people become naturalized United States citizens in a ceremony at Ft. Meigs in Perrysburg.

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