The migrants who left the Hebrides...for Detroit

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    The voices of more than 100 Scots who left their home country during the 20th Century in search of a better life have been recorded in the first project of its kind.

    She travelled to Australia, Canada and New Zealand for the project with excerpts of the accounts now published in her new book, Testimonies of Transition, which explores why people were compelled to leave their home country behind.

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    100 Scots reveal why they left their home country behind
     
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    Why don't you tell us why 100 Scots left home for Detroit. I am too lazy and ignorant to read more than a few tweet size sentences. deplorable yet?
     
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    The old world sucks for most people.

    why do you think they are still leaving to come here?
     
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    They want to get in before Trump builds his Great Wall!
     
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    The Brits treated the Scots pretty much the same way the treated the Irish during the 19th century. They evicted them off their own land and left them to starve and die in ditches.
     
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    Then why does Scotland keep voting to be with the UK?
     
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