World War II Vet Gets U.S. Citizenship

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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.

Davidson, a resident of Centralia, was born in British Columbia and qualifies as a U.S. citizen because his parents were from the United States. The family moved back to the U.S. when he was 5.

Davidson grew up and served in the Navy during World War II -- another reason he is considered an American....

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