SARGENT'S PURCHASE, N.H. (AP) - Twenty applicants for U.S. citizenship have been taken to new heights for their swearing in ceremony - the summit of Mount Washington.
The U.S. Citizens and Immigration Services touted it as a first-of-its-kind naturalization ceremony on the highest peak in the Northeast.
The 20 boarded the Cog Railway Thursday and rode to the top of the mountain.
Joining them for the ceremony at the 6,288-foot summit was New Hampshire's Chief U.S. District Court Judge, Joseph Laplante.
The ceremony was held outdoors with the applicants taking the Oath of Allegiance at the summit.
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