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famous-Swedes
Swedish Gem

Swedes do not have reputations for beating their own drums of glory. Rather than seek the limelight, Swedes are generally more fascinated by their work than by any honors or laurels that may be bestowed upon them. Even though they may not care about receiving kudos, we are not hesitant

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Life in Sweden

No wonder I want to live there so badly! Recently US News came out with their annual The Best Country For List for 2017. Switzerland took number one spot, but I’m not sure how, because Sweden got number one for being green, being a woman and for raising children.      

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Nationaldagsfirande
Life in Sweden

Wow. I was so lucky to get the chance to go back to Sweden in September for a Swedish wedding. I got to see my friends, the town I lived in, and experience even more Swedish culture (including hockey!). And it was heart-breaking, realizing I had to leave. Realizing the

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Martin Luther
Life in Sweden

Jantelagen – The Law of Jante In Sweden we refer to the American people as the world’s “big brothers”, to the British as their “little brothers” and our selves as their “envious little siblings”, never tall enough, with an ironic twist. The Swedes are known to be a bit shy

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