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Norway says never again Posted by on Jul 22, 2021

Ten years ago Norwegians experienced one of the saddest days i manns minne (in living memory, literally ”in man’s memory”). I don’t want to repeat the tragedy here – that’s the job of aviser (newspapers). Suffice to say that 77 innocent human beings lost their lives to the terrorist Anders Breivik on Utøya (an øy…

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Tragedies in Norway Posted by on Jul 23, 2011

I have been in complete shock since yesterday morning when I heard about the tragedies in Norway.  My home away from home has experienced something few ever thought was possible.  5 years ago, when Oslo was my home, I read the newspaper every morning, the front page of which rarely contained much about Norway…

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