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Nearly 15,000 scheduled to become American citizens on July 3

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LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- Just one day before our nation celebrates its 241st birthday, nearly 15,000 people will take the oath to become American citizens.

Nearly 100 people from 30 different countries were naturalized in a ceremony in Indianapolis. Indiana U.S. Senator Todd Young and Indianapolis Mayor Joe Hogsett spoke at the ceremony.

The event was one of 65 happening across the country Monday to celebrate Independence Day.

In total, about 15,000 people were expected to become new American citizens on Monday.

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