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The legal status of "citizen" is different from the reality of "citizenship"

Once upon a time, so very long ago, in a not so far off land, I was beginning my first year of University. During the “orientation week” I listened to a “Welcoming speech” from the President of this particular institution. The man was a “living legend”. But, what I remember was the manner in which he was proudly introduced to the freshman class.
His introduction included the following description:
“I would like to introduce to you _________________
A man who was an American by birth and a Canadian by choice
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