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Sold into slavery as a girl, Shyima Hall becomes a U.S. citizen: When she was 10, Shyima Hall was smuggled from Egypt into the U.S. as a slave to a family in Irvine. In Montebello on Thursday, she became an American citizen.
Hall said her dream now is to become a federal agent for ICE to help crack down on human trafficking and free the enslaved.
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Photo: Shyima Hall, 22, moments after becoming a U.S. citizen. She lives in Beaumont and is deciding whether to finish a college degree or apply for the local police force. Credit: Irfan Khan / Los Angeles Times