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D'iberville Leaders Take Office

Mississippi Supreme Court Justice Oliver Diaz Jr. has been busy the past few days giving the oath of office to city officials all over the coast. Today he had the chance to swear in someone who's been a huge influence on his own political career. The high court judge asked his father, councilman at large Oliver Diaz Sr. to to raise his right hand and repeat after him.

Father and Son were accompanied by a very proud wife and mother who was there to hold the ceremonial bible. This wasn't the only family he administered the oath to, he also swore in his cousin Terry Harder Jr.

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