Heartache for those dreaming of Scottish independence

By Karla Adam, September 19, 2014

GLASGOW, Scotland — Liz Quinn’s longtime dream of a fully independent Scotland was shattered early Friday after Scots voted overwhelmingly to stay within the United Kingdom.

“I am deeply disappointed, but you know, we’re still standing,” said Quinn, 75, a retired school principal who has spent decades campaigning for independence. “We will not get another bite at that cherry, not in my lifetime.”

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