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Who has received a Key to the City from San Diego?

What do singer Taylor Swift, boxer Archie Moore, astronaut John Glenn and The Beatles have in common? They’ve all been recipients of San Diego's Key to the City. The ornamental key to the city is regularly presented to various people, usually visitors, as an honorary token. Customarily, the keys have been presented by the Mayor or designee, but there are no specific rules or requirements on...

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