How a paper flower divides opinion
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Remembrance Day: Why some people choose not to wear poppies

Introduced in 1921 by the British Legion, the famous poppy pin is worn by some to remember the casualties of war.

Not wearing it has caused controversy on the football pitch for Stoke player James McClean.

Manchester United footballer Nemanja Matic is the latest player to decide against wearing one.

So why is this simple symbol so complicated?

Produced by Emily Wolstencroft

  • 08 Nov 2018
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