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    20 People Explain Why They're Proudly Voting For Scottish Independence

    Scottish voters explain why they're proud to be voting yes in September's referendum. "For a government Scotland votes for."

    1. "We will finally be able to make the right choices for our society."

    Hilary Wardle

    2. "We can make changes that will benefit Scotland."

    Hilary Wardle

    3. "Can you fit my t-shirt in too?"

    Hilary Wardle

    4. "I'm English, but I live here and I'm voting Yes."

    Hilary Wardle

    5. "We need taxes that support Scottish industry."

    Hilary Wardle

    6. "Do I have to say anything? No? Just a photo? Ok."

    Hilary Wardle

    7. "Make sure you get my good side."

    Hilary Wardle

    8. "It's quite hard to fit this issue onto a whiteboard!"

    Hilary Wardle

    9. "I want to live in a fairer Scotland."

    Hilary Wardle

    10. "Scotland has got what it takes to be prosperous."

    Hilary Wardle

    11. "I hope other teachers read this and think about how they will approach these issues in a classroom."

    Hilary Wardle

    12. "Yes means more jobs and hope for the future."

    Hilary Wardle

    13. "I'm on my way to an opera!"

    Hilary Wardle

    14. "Independence is a prize: it's something you win."

    Hilary Wardle

    15. "Too many young people are moving away."

    Hilary Wardle

    16. ....and then the whiteboard broke.

    Anna Clark

    17. "One in five Scottish children are living in poverty."

    Hilary Wardle

    18. "My decision isn't a kneejerk reaction against the Tories: they're just an example of how bad it can get."

    Hilary Wardle

    19. "We need to make our own decisions."

    Hilary Wardle

    20. "We need to rule ourselves."

    Hilary Wardle

    Hilary Mitchell is the Scotland editor for BuzzFeed and is based in Edinburgh.

    Contact Hilary Mitchell at Hilary.Mitchell2020@gmail.com.

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