Adrian Carrizales, center, got help registering to vote from Nancy Chesser of the League of Women Voters after he took the Oath of Allegiance to become a U.S. citizen at a ceremony Friday. At right is his daughter, Selene Carrizales, 9. He is from Mexico and now lives in Carlisle.
Adrian Carrizales, center, got help registering to vote from Nancy Chesser of the League of Women Voters after he took the Oath of Allegiance to become a U.S. citizen at a ceremony Friday. At right is his daughter, Selene Carrizales, 9. He is from Mexico and now lives in Carlisle. Tom Eblen teblen@herald-leader.com
Adrian Carrizales, center, got help registering to vote from Nancy Chesser of the League of Women Voters after he took the Oath of Allegiance to become a U.S. citizen at a ceremony Friday. At right is his daughter, Selene Carrizales, 9. He is from Mexico and now lives in Carlisle. Tom Eblen teblen@herald-leader.com

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Tom Eblen is a columnist for the Lexington Herald-Leader who writes about life, people and issues in Lexington and Kentucky. A Lexington native, Eblen was the Herald-Leader's managing editor from 1998 to 2008.