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Naturalization Ceremony
Date: 4/7/2012 Album ID: 1446757
Photos by Gregory Rec
Uweis Mohamed and his son Mohamed Ali, 2, listen to a speaker during a naturalization ceremony at Lyman Moore Middle School in Portland on Friday, April 6, 2012. Uweis Mohamed, who is from Somalia and now lives in Lewiston, was one of 38 people who became U.S. citizens in the ceremony.
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Uweis Mohamed and his son Mohamed Ali, 2, listen to a speaker during a naturalization ceremony at Lyman Moore Middle School in Portland on Friday, April 6, 2012. Uweis Mohamed, who is from Somalia and now lives in Lewiston, was one of 38 people who became U.S. citizens in the ceremony.
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Uweis Mohamed says the Pledge of Allegiance during a naturalization ceremony at Lyman Moore Middle School in Portland on Friday, April 6, 2012. Uweis Mohamed, who is from Somalia and now lives in Lewiston, was one of 38 people who became U.S. citizens in the ceremony.riday, April 6, 2012.
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Holding her certificate of citizenship, Jennifer Boggs poses for a photo after becoming a U.S. citizens in a naturalization ceremony at Lyman Moore Middle School in Portland on Friday, April 6, 2012. Boggs, originally from the Phillipines and now living in Portland, was one of 38 people who became U.S. citizens in the ceremony.
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Sophie Li, 3, plays with flowers held by her mother Yan Yan Mai, after Mai had received her certificate of citizenship in a naturalization ceremony at Lyman Moore Middle School in Portland on Friday, April 6, 2012. Mai, of Portland, was one of 38 people who became U.S. citizens in the ceremony.
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Habiba Ahmed, right, talks with her daughter Asha Ali, 4, while watching her husband Uweis Mohamed receive his certificate of citizenship at a naturalization ceremony at Lyman Moore Middle School in Portland on Friday, April 6, 2012. Ahmed, of Lewiston, is not yet a U.S. citizen but is working toward citizenship.
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