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Published: Tuesday, 6/15/2010

New citizens introduced at baseball game

Fourteen people who came to the United States from other countries took the oath of citizenship Monday at a Mud Hens game. Fourteen people who came to the United States from other countries took the oath of citizenship Monday at a Mud Hens game.
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Few things are more American than baseball, and that point was driven home Monday when Judge Jack Zouhary of U.S. District Court in Toledo administered the oath of citizenship to 14 people at the Mud Hens game at Fifth Third Field.


Mud Hens catcher Max St. Pierre congratulates new citizens Ernest David Seton Jr., formerly of Liberia, and Karin Kunigunda Thornsberry, a native of Germany. Mud Hens catcher Max St. Pierre congratulates new citizens Ernest David Seton Jr., formerly of Liberia, and Karin Kunigunda Thornsberry, a native of Germany.
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Katja Solveig Klepacz, a native of Germany, holds back tears as she is sworn in as a U.S. citizen during the ceremonies. Katja Solveig Klepacz, a native of Germany, holds back tears as she is sworn in as a U.S. citizen during the ceremonies.
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