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Catalan language pride fuels independence debate

People walk past a poster calling for a general strike in Las Ramblas in central Barcelona November 12, 2012. REUTERS/Gustau Nacarino

People walk past a poster calling for a general strike in Las Ramblas in central Barcelona November 12, 2012. REUTERS/Gustau Nacarino

People walk past a poster calling for a general strike in Las Ramblas in central Barcelona November 12, 2012. REUTERS/Gustau Nacarino
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A woman looks at Catalan separatist merchandise at a stall in Las Ramblas, Barcelona November 10, 2012. REUTERS/Albert Gea

A woman looks at Catalan separatist merchandise at a stall in Las Ramblas, Barcelona November 10, 2012. REUTERS/Albert Gea

A woman looks at Catalan separatist merchandise at a stall in Las Ramblas, Barcelona November 10, 2012. REUTERS/Albert Gea
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