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30 become citizens in Vt. Statehouse ceremony

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MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) - Thirty people from 18 countries around the world have become U.S. citizens at a ceremony at the Vermont Statehouse.

U.S. District Judge William Sessions III administered the Oath of Allegiance to members of the group at a ceremony Wednesday morning on the anniversary of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks.

The new citizens originate from the following 18 countries: Bhutan, Burundi, Canada, Colombia, Congo-Kinshasa, Czechoslovakia, Ecuador, France, Germany, Ghana, Honduras, United Kingdom, Italy, Pakistan, Peru, Philippines, Somalia, and Sudan.

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