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New U.S. citizens wave flags during a rendition of “America the Beautiful” at the Hynes Convention Center Thursday. (Joe Difazio for WBUR)
New U.S. citizens wave flags during a rendition of “America the Beautiful” at the Hynes Convention Center Thursday. (Joe Difazio for WBUR)
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More than 2,000 new Americans took the oath of allegiance and officially became U.S. citizens at a naturalization ceremony at the Hynes Convention Center in Boston on Thursday.

The new Americans hail from 127 different countries from all over the world.

Brand new U.S. citizens take the oath of allegiance at the Hynes Convention Center Thursday. (Joe Difazio for WBUR)
Brand new U.S. citizens take the oath of allegiance at the Hynes Convention Center Thursday. (Joe Difazio for WBUR)
Bridget Nambouh, who originally hails from Cameroon (Joe Difazio for WBUR)
Bridget Nambouh, who originally hails from Cameroon (Joe Difazio for WBUR)
Rafael Dominguez Pacheco, who originally hails from the Dominican Republic (Joe Difazio for WBUR)
Rafael Dominguez Pacheco, who originally hails from the Dominican Republic (Joe Difazio for WBUR)
Limor Cohen-Melul, left, and Adva Cohen-Alpert, who originally hail from Israel (Joe Difazio for WBUR)
Limor Cohen-Melul, left, and Adva Cohen-Alpert, who originally hail from Israel (Joe Difazio for WBUR)

This segment aired on June 17, 2016.

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Steve Brown is a veteran broadcast journalist who serves as WBUR's senior State House reporter.

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