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Omaha journalist's mother celebrates becoming US citizen


OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A Vietnamese woman who lived apart from her daughter for 18 years is celebrating receiving her U.S. citizenship in Nebraska.

Tu Tran, 62, became a naturalized citizen last week, the Omaha World-Herald reported . She's the mother of Chinh Doan, a reporter at KETV in Omaha who spoke at the naturalization ceremony.

"It was extra-amazing and sentimental," Doan said. "I kept it together and didn't cry so people could understand the message. My parents sacrificed so much for me."

Tran's daughter and second husband moved to the U.S. in 1994 through an agreement that allowed fo...

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