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Nearly 100 people become American citizens in Louisville

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LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- Nearly 100 people became American citizens at a naturalization ceremony Thursday at the Muhammad Ali Center in Louisville.

The new citizens hail from 63 different countries around the world.

One woman from Syria says she couldn't be happier to now be an American.

"It was a long journey, but it's really very nice and exciting just to reach this historical moment for us," Ibadah Almasalkhr said. "I'm really so proud."

Representatives from the Secretary of State's Office were also there to hand out voter registration cards.

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