Friday, October 28, 2011

Happy Birthday Statue of Liberty!!!

Happy Birthday to this historic symbol of our country.  May she continue to stand for generations and spread her light. 
US celebrates Statue of Liberty's 125th birthday 

NEW YORK (AP) — Scores of people waved tiny flags after taking the oath of U.S. citizenship at the foot of the Statue of Liberty on Friday, 125 years after the iconic American symbol welcoming visitors and immigrants was dedicated.

"We are a nation of diverse people," Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar said during the naturalization ceremony on Liberty Island. "And that diversity strengthens our nation.

The new Americans, 125 immigrants from 46 countries, pledged to renounce foreign power, then posed for photos with their citizenship certificates. 

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