Naturalized citizen happy to be Latvian

  • 1999-10-28
  • By Steven C. Johnson
RIGA - At 72, Nina Grube doesn't move as quickly as she once did, so it took her a little longer than most to walk from her seat to the front of the main hall of the Riga City Council.Nonetheless, there was a broad and beaming smile on her face when she got there and was congratulated by the mayor of Riga and the director of Latvia's Naturalization Board. Grube was one of 78 newly naturalized Latvian citizens who gathered for a citizenship celebration at Riga's City Hall Oct. 26.Before returning to her seat, Grube, clutching a state certificate in one hand, turned to face a roomful of spect...
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