MIAMI (CBSMiami)- A North Miami grandmother is taking the phrase, ‘It’s never too late,’ to a whole new level after she became a U.S. citizen at the dazzling age of 103.
On Friday, Andrea Joseph and 100 others were sworn-in as US citizens.READ MORE: Arrest Made After Social Media Threat Targets Marjory Stoneman Douglas High
Joseph was born on August 15, 1915 in Jacmel Haiti and migrated to the United States as a permanent resident over 15 years ago.
Mildred Ogé, Joseph’s granddaughter, said she and her family are proud of her grandmother’s milestone and they believe she might be the oldest citizen in their zip code.READ MORE: CBS4 Exclusive: Support Beams At Dadeland Mall Parking Garage Alarms Shoppers
Miami-Dade County District 2 Commissioner Jean Monestime also congratulated Joseph for her impressive accomplishment.MORE NEWS: Florida Farmers Grapple With Transportation Problems
Look at Joseph show off those new citizenship papers in front of Lady Liberty herself.