american flag: I'm happy but at the same I'm concerned with, is someone going to pull me out and tell me, 'You can't participate again,' said the former Iraqi translator for U.S. troops, minutes before he took his citizenship oath, according to The Chronicle Herald. That's what happened last year to Al Anbki, who's also member of the Florida National Guard. As he waited for his citizenship ceremony to start Tuesday, Haeder Al Anbki held his breath, half-worried that someone would stop him and tell him to leave. But everything went smoothly at his ceremony Tuesday in Orlando, Florida. It's a dream becoming true, Al Anbki said after the ceremony, holding up an American flag. He recited the Pledge of Allegiance, said the oath of citizenship and sang along to Lee Greenwood's God Bless the USA. He was a citizen at last. (www.immigrantscanada.com). As reported in the news.
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