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Scottish identity celebrated as Glasgow Games open

India’s flag bearer Vijay Kumar leads his team during the opening ceremony for the Commonwealth Games 2014 in Glasgow, Scotland, Wednesday July 23, 2014. (AP Photo/Frank Augstein) Show/Hide caption

India’s flag bearer Vijay Kumar leads his team during the opening ceremony for the Commonwealth Games 2014 in Glasgow, Scotland, Wednesday July 23, 2014. (AP Photo/Frank Augstein)

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GLASGOW, Scotland - The Loch Ness Monster, tartan-clad bagpipers and giant pieces of shortbread took the place of footballers on the Celtic Park pitch as the Commonwealth Games began with a celebration of Scottish mythology and traditions on Wednesday.

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