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26 new citizens sworn in on USS Constitution

Twenty-six people received their US citizenship on Thursday on a date and place with significance in American history — the historic USS Constitution after a three-hour Fourth of July sail in Boston Harbor.

The citizens, from 18 countries, were sworn in at 3 p.m. under sunny skies, said Lieutenant Commander Paul Brawley, a Navy spokesman. About 500 people were aboard.

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