After a six-year stay in the United States, 103-year-old Hong Inh fulfilled her lifelong goal of becoming a U.S. citizen on Tuesday.
Four generations of Inh’s family gathered to celebrate her citizenship as Inh held an American flag in her hand and a bright smile on her face in downtown Los Angeles.
“It’s amazing,” Inh’s great-granddaughter Melissa Tea said. “I’m so excited. She’s so excited. My family’s excited.”
Inh emigrated to the U.S. from Cambodia nearly six years ago, but said it has always been a dream of hers to become a citizen. She came to the United States to join other family members who have lived here for several decades.
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