1 of 9
Steve Griffin, Deseret News
Long Ching Tania Ko, 16, holds her hand up as she takes the oath of allegiance during a youth naturalization ceremony at the Viridian Event Center in West Jordan on Monday, Aug. 6, 2018. Originally from Hong Kong, Long Ching Tania and her brother, Long Wing Matthew Ko, 7, received their certificates together during the ceremony. They now live in American Fork with their family. The 22 youths who received their citizenship certificates came from eight counties and ranged in age from 4 to 22.

Long Ching Tania Ko, 16, holds her hand up as she takes the oath of allegiance during a youth naturalization ceremony at the Viridian Event Center in West Jordan on Monday. Originally from Hong Kong, Long Ching Tania and her brother, Long Wing Matthew Ko, 7, received their certificates together during the ceremony. They now live in American Fork with their family. The 22 youths who received their citizenship certificates came from eight counties and ranged in age from 4 to 22.

See the world through the eyes of award-winning photojournalists. Click through the gallery above to view the unique images our visual storytellers captured today. Follow the official Deseret News Instagram account for more photographs and videos from the staff.