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'Bonghjornu' not 'Bonjour': Corsican nationalists want to say it their way

AJACCIO, France (Reuters) - A group of ten-year-old schoolchildren on the Mediterranean island of Corsica proudly raised their hands in class one morning this week to say they felt Corsican, not French.
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