By CBS News

January 21st, 2019

A small room in a St. Louis home felt even smaller on Friday afternoon when it was packed with people for a very special naturalization ceremony.

Gobin Rai, a 100 year old Bhutanese refugee, swore to an oath and became a U.S. Citizen, something that was a life long goal of his.

Judge E. Richard Webber, Jr., a senior U.S. District Court judge for Eastern Missouri, personally came to Rai’s home in the Carondelet neighborhood to administer the oath since Rai is bedridden.

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