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04/28/13 — N.C. Pickle Festival also celebrates new citizenship

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N.C. Pickle Festival also celebrates new citizenship

By Josh Ellerbrock
Published in News on April 28, 2013 1:50 AM

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Cecilia Shepherd, Nareerat Down, Maria Cuellar and Nidhi Rahu Shah received their citizenship Saturday morning during the Naturalization Ceremony held at the North Carolina Pickle Festival in Mount Olive.

Surrounded by family and friends, a group of 60 men and women raised their right hands and repeated the pledge of allegiance. But unlike a school classroom or government meeting, the crowd's repetition didn't sound like the standard drawl...

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