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Scottish independence: Why I’m voting Yes

Whether Yes or No triumphs, the 1707 Union is over

A Yes campaign poster in Glasgow: “The referendum choice is simply Yes or No. Everything or nothing. Can you want nothing for your country?” © Getty Images

My uncle was an officer in the Royal Scots, “the First of Foot.” The tartan trews on his long legs made him magnificent. As a child, I once asked my mother, his sister, “But what…

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