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Leland Davidson, 95, of Centralia, Wash., displays his certificate of citizenship after he took part in a ceremony to award his certificate of U.S. citizenship in Seattle. Leland was born in Canada to parents who were both citizens, but until now, his U.S. citizenship had not been formally documented.

World War II veteran finally gets his citizenship

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SEATTLE -- Leland Davidson always knew he was an American. Now he has a certificate from the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services to prove it.

Davidson, 95, was the oldest of more than 50 people who had their citizenship confirmed Tuesday in a ceremony in Seattle. Most were children of parents who have become naturalized citizens or were adopted from overseas.

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