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Freesy does it for Billy

Freesy does it for Billy

'True great' ... Billy Connolly

By LUCY CHRISTIE

Published: 03 Jun 2010

COMEDY legend Billy Connolly is in line to land his home city's highest honour, it was revealed yesterday.

Councillors in Glasgow will vote this month on giving the Big Yin the Freedom of the City.

Lord Provost Bob Winter - who is leading the move - praised Connolly as "arguably the world's best-known Glaswegian".

He added: "He is truly deserving. A true Scottish great, he works selflessly for charity.

"But above all, he has presented himself as a proud citizen of Glasgow."

Past recipients include former South African president Nelson Mandela.

A spokeswoman for Connolly declined to comment.


Read more: http://www.thesun.co.uk/scotsol/homepage/news/2997954/Freesy-does-it-for-Billy-Connolly.html#ixzz0pz7rEUXQ
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