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Catalan President Carles Puigdemont speaks during a statement at the Palau Generalitat in Barcelona, Spain, on Wednesday, Oct. 4, 2017. Catalonia's regional president, Carles Puigdemont, is addressing regional lawmakers on Monday to review a referendum won by supporters of independence from Spain on Oct. 1. (Jordi Bedmar/Presidency Press Service, Pool Photo via AP)
Catalan President Carles Puigdemont speaks during a statement at the Palau Generalitat in Barcelona, Spain, on Wednesday, Oct. 4, 2017. Catalonia's regional president, Carles Puigdemont, is addressing regional lawmakers on Monday to review a referendum won by supporters of independence from Spain on Oct. 1. (Jordi Bedmar/Presidency Press Service, Pool Photo via AP)

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Catalan President Carles Puigdemont is either a freedom fighter, defender of the Catalan voice or disloyal radical risking it all to break Spain apart. It depends on how you view Catalonia's push for independence. CNN's Erin McLaughlin reports.

The man who wants to break away from Spain

Catalan President Carles Puigdemont is either a freedom fighter, defender of the Catalan voice or disloyal radical risking it all to break Spain apart. It depends on how you view Catalonia's push for independence. CNN's Erin McLaughlin reports.