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Wee Ginger Dug

A guest post by Anne Meikle

I was brought up in Musselburgh, born in 1950, a part of the babyboomer generation. My first realisation of the importance of politics was when President Kennedy was elected. What hope we had that the world would change for the better, and how naive we were then. When the Cuba crisis hit and I sat in my home with my parents, sister and brother, I was terrified that at 12 years of age my life would be over, and everyone else as well.

Thankfully the Cuba crisis was resolved and my life continued. I am blessed with a daughter and a son now in their thirties, and a wonderful grandson who is a joy.

But I ask myself what kind of country do we want Scotland to be when he grows up, and all the wee boys and girls around Scotland today? This for…

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