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77 new US citizens take oath in Chicago during Flag Day ceremony

Thursday, June 13, 2013
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Seventy-seven new U.S. citizens received a musical welcome to America in downtown Chicago.

Performers were part of a Flag Day celebration at Daley Plaza organized by the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services.

At the event the new citizens, representing 34 countries, took their oath of allegiance.

The U.S. CIS says more than 3,600 naturalization candidates will become citizens- during 69 special Flag Day ceremonies nationwide.

The holiday is officially observed on June 14.

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