39-year-old man celebrates as he gets US citizenship after 21 years, shares adorable throwback photo

39-year-old man celebrates as he gets US citizenship after 21 years, shares adorable throwback photo

- A man who got to the United States as an immigrant has finally achieved historic success in his life

- The man identified as Farai Gwata became a citizen of the US after staying in the country for some 21 years

- Farai who described his sojourn in the country as long and lonely says he looks forward to another exciting chapter of his life in America

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A young man is in a joyous mood as he recorded a huge milestone in his life. The man named Farai Gwata is now a legal citizen of the United States of America.

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In a celebratory post he made on the Linkedln platform, Farai said he had entered the US for study purpose.

18-year-old Farai, from Zimbabwe, had begun his career after graduation from Lander University, Greenwood as a Project Coordinator at Eaton in Asheville, NC.

39-year-old man celebrates as he gets US citizenship after 21 years, shares adorable throwback photo
Man excited as he gets US citizenship after 21 years Photo Credit: Linkedln/Farai Gwata
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21 years later, the graduate of Finance/Economics is now qualified to enjoy all rights and privileges all citizens of the US are entitled to. He shared a throwback photo just as he described his stay in the country as a long and lonely one.

His post read in part:

"...I became a citizen of the The United States of America and took the Oath of Allegiance to this beautiful country.
"My long and winding journey to this moment started 21 years ago when a skinny 18 year old from Zimbabwe with baggy clothes immigrated to the United States to study Finance/Economics at Lander University in Greenwood, SC."

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Farai was full of praises for all those who impacted his life directly and indirectly from the day he set foot in the country.

Striking a pose with his US citizenship certificate in one hand and the country's flag in the other, he said:

"Thank you to all the people who played a part directly and indirectly in my long and sometimes lonely journey to this point. I look forward to the next exciting chapter of my life in corporate America and beyond!"

Congratulatory messages poured in for the young man from fellow Linkedln users.

Joshua Kizer said:

''That is an amazing and equally beautiful story sir! You have fought long and hard to achieve your dream of US citizenship, and have earned that multiple times over (imo)! Congratulations on becoming a citizen to the greatest nation on the earth sir! And God bless you Farai."

Larry Shipp wrote:

"Congrats Farai. Hard work and dedication. Continued peace and blessings. I’ll be in town at the end of the month, let’s link up."

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Wellington Esau reacted:

"Congratulations Sir! So happy for you. It’s been a long journey indeed.''

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Meanwhile, Legit.ng earlier reported that a man celebrated his US citizenship status after 20 years of living in the country.

The Harvard Business School scholar took to Linkedln to celebrate himself with a screaming caption that reads:

"Today, I officially became a US citizen."

He attached a photo of himself at the front of the US Citizenship and Immigration Services office, holding the country's flag just as he flaunted the paperwork confirming his citizenship.

Victor Duru is a Legit.ng journalist with more than three years of working experience in the media industry. He holds a Bachelor's Degree in Management Studies from Imo State University, where he was a Students' Union Government Director of Information. Victor is a Human Interest Editor, Strategic Content Creator and a Google-certified Digital Marketer. Connect with him on Twitter @DuruCVictor2

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