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Weaving Tradition: How Tweed Keeps a Community’s Heritage Alive

In the Outer Hebrides of Scotland, generations of islanders have shared in the tradition of Harris Tweed. Filmmakers Jack Flynn and Nick David share the stories of some of the characters behind this unique and sustainable industry.

Follow Jack Flynn and Nick David on Twitter (@jackisflynn and @welovephotos) and Instagram (@jackisflynn and @nickdavid).

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