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DWTS' Sharna Burgess becomes US citizen in emotional video: 'I belong'

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Dancing with the Stars professional Sharna Burgess has revealed that she is now an American citizen.MORE: Brian Austin Green sparks a reaction with controversial DWTS scores"Today something really amazing happened," she captioned a video of her reciting the Pledge of Allegiance at her ceremony on Thursday 6 October.WATCH: DWTS' Sharna Burgess becomes a US citizen"I had no idea that this would feel emotional for me.

This has been my home for nearly 12 years now. My son was born here, my life and love and career.. all here. And yet this last step of becoming a citizen and finally having the same rights as all Americans felt so important," she shared with fans, revealing that she had "never even had to vote anywhere before"."I think I always felt a bit like a Gypsy searching for belonging.

Afraid of staying in one place and also craving the security of it. But then, America slowly became my permanent home.MORE: Landon Barker shows up for girlfriend Charli D'Amelio's DWTS performanceMORE: DWTS' Heidi D'Amelio details pressure and wanting to walk out ahead of first dance"Eventually I found my tribe here, I bought a home here, I fell in love here, I birthed my son here."Now this final step is the period at the end I never knew I was needing so much.

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