Andrea Joseph proved you are never too old to achieve the American Dream when she joined 150 others in becoming officially a United States naturalized citizen on Flag Day.
She was sworn in in front of friends and family at a naturalization ceremony in Miami and a picture shows Andrea proudly showing off her papers in front of an American flag.
Joseph, who was born on August 15, 1915, in Jacmel, Haiti, came to the United States as a permanent resident more than 15 years ago, CNN reports.
It was the first time Joseph had ever been on a plane and saw her reunited with her family in the US.
Her granddaughter, Mildred Ogé, said: ‘We obviously didn’t think this would ever come true. This is a great accomplishment for my grandmother.
‘To have this happen today, on June 14th, we’re excited and overjoyed by this achievement.’
‘She’s happy. She’s like, “How nice! How sweet!
Andrea Joseph proudly shows off her papers after becoming a US citizen at the age of 103 on Friday.
She was sworn in in front of friends and family at a naturalization ceremony in Miami.