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Scottish independence: What's the deal for young voters?

On 18 September there will be a referendum asking whether Scotland should be an independent country.

For the first time, 16 and 17-year-olds will be allowed to the vote.

As the build-up to the referendum continues, this animation takes a look at why being of voting age matters.

More explainers, backgrounders and analysis on the referendum debate can be found on our special index.

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