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98 people take oath to become new U.S. citizens at George Eastman Museum

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The men and women became U.S. citizens at the George Eastman Museum, taking the naturalization oath in a ceremony. (WHAM photo)

Rochester, N.Y. (WHAM) - Thursday was a dream come true for 98 immigrants in Rochester.

The men and women became U.S. citizens at the George Eastman Museum, taking the naturalization oath in a ceremony.

The people who took that oath came from 40 different countries.

"It feels like I am at the finish line of a really cool race," said Sean Mullen, who previously hailed from London, Ontario. "It's taken our family a lot of hard work and patience - a little bit of luck sometimes with paperwork - to get to this point. So it feels like the culmination of a lot of awesomeness."

The ceremony was one of 23 across the U.S., celebrating more than 1,600 people becoming new citizens.

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