SAND SPRINGS, Okla. - October 10.
Dozens of newly minted Americans will forever remember it as the day they became U.S. citizens.
Thirty-three immigrants took part in a naturalization ceremony at Angus Valley Elementary in Sand Springs Wednesday.
For many, the day concluded a long journey to citizenship.
"I have been waiting for 11 years to do this, and we have been fighting a lot for it," said Elizabeth Gilbert.
But one deemed worth the wait.
"My life is changing here," said Lucas Kraft Han, a new resident from China. "You can do whatever you want to do and become whatever you want to be."
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As a result of last week's winter storm, PSO spokesman Stan Whiteford says meter readers were unable to do their jobs until Wednesday after snow and ice blanketed much of Green Country and temperatures remained below or at freezing.
Day 4 of our 12 Days of Christmas contest presented by KJRH Channel 2 and Moody's Jewelry is over.
Marquette School in midtown Tulsa was evacuated Thursday morning after reports of a gas-like smell in the air.
Pictures of the first winter storm of the season, Dec. 5 and 6.
KJRH 2 Works for You and Moody's Jewelry is giving away over $4,000 in jewelry from Dec. 9 through Dec. 20. Go to www.kjrh.com/contests to enter this 12 Days of Christmas giveaway.
The annual Food 2 Families food drive benefiting the Community Food Bank of Eastern Oklahoma will begin Friday, Nov. 22 and end Dec. 15. We held our drive here at the station on Dec. 11.