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By Joseph Walk
For the Herald 

Newcomers to the Cove: Our Newest Citizen

 

August 25, 2022

Joseph Walk

At her ceremony to take the Oath of Citizenship, (photo above) Janyl (second from left) poses with Judges Sullivan, Kagarise, Kopriva, and Bernard, and (below) poses with State Sen. Judy Ward (R-30).

Nancy and I have recently closed a unique chapter in our new life in the Cove. Our church hosts an ESL (English as a second language) program. As part of that initiative, for the past nine months we have been helping a young lady become a naturalized citizen of the United States of America. If you want to learn great lessons in civics, government, history, (or you simply have the urge to complete mounds of paperwork) just help someone become a citizen.

It was a personally rewarding experience; yet there was a suspenseful element to the process. Would our applicant be accepted as a candidat...



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