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101-Year-Old Woman Becomes Newest U.S. Citizen

Braulia Fabian, 101, takes the oath of allegiance to the United States at a homebound naturalization service on March 18, 2014 in New York City. Fabian, who is from the Dominican Republic, became a permanent U.S. resident in 1990. She lives with a son in the Bronx. She was sworn in as an American citizen by Adalberto Tavares, left, an officer for U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS).John Moore / Getty Images

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A 101-year-old Dominican woman became one of the newest United States citizens on Tuesday.

Braulia Fabian, 101, took the oath of allegiance to the United States at a homebound naturalization service in New York City. Fabian, who is from the Dominican Republic, became a permanent U.S. resident in 1990.

She lives with a son in the Bronx and has 12 grandchildren, 28 great-grandchildren and 11 great-great-grandchildren. Her 102nd birthday is next Wednesday.

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Amancio Fabian, 62, assists his mother Braulia Fabian, 101, in signing her citizenship certificate after she took the oath of allegiance to the United States at a homebound naturalization service on March 18, 2014 in New York City.John Moore / Getty Images
Braulia Fabian waves an American flag to guests after taking the oath of allegiance.John Moore / Getty Images

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