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My Grandmother Lived Through World War II And Wants The U.K. To Leave. But She Doesn't Think It Will

Even though Jeremy Hobson's grandmother favored leaving the Europian Union, she doesn’t think Brexit will happen.
Host Jeremy Hobson and his grandmother, Margaret Hobson.

Every time I come back to England, I visit my grandmother Margaret Hobson. She is now 93 years old and has lived in the United Kingdom all her life. My dad was born and raised here, but obviously, the British accent wasn’t passed on to me.

Last year, I interviewed my grandmother for the first time and she told me that she didn’t vote in the Brexit referendum, but it was clear that if she had, she’d have voted to leave.

“We’re definitely

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