Twenty people at Saratoga Battlefield become new citizens

July 04, 2019 04:59 PM

The Fourth of July will always be extra special for 20 people at Saratoga Battlefield. They became United States citizens on Thursday.

The citizens came from several countries, including Afghanistan, Albania, Burma, Canada, China, Colombia, Guyana, India, Malaysia, Netherlands, Pakistan, Thailand, Uruguay, and Vietnam.

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The ceremony also included patriotic music and musket fire.

Hear from one of the people who went through the same experience in the mid 1990s, and what he told Thursday's crowd, by watching the video of Jerry Gretzinger's story.


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