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I Am Norwegian

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    Vi Ere En Nasjon Vi Med - To live in Norway is a blessing and most people don't understand how much effect on a life the lottery of birth location can have. I live by the quote: Du...
    Unicorn85 Unicorn85 26-30, M 1 Response Jan 18, 2013

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    Marine Corps Ball!! - yay ladies ! i can not wait! My marine will be home from his deployment in November i have been waiting for him for 7 months and its finally close :) are any...
    usmcmissy usmcmissy 18-21, F 4 Responses Sep 14, 2011

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    Grew Up Too Fast, And Then Things Get Worse - Hello there, thank you for your interest..back drop before the events that lead up too my psyche destruction... My mother is a drunk...
    pandora1981 pandora1981 26-30, F Apr 4, 2012

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    Silent World..o.o - well, first story on here..  how do i start.mhm.. well. every since 3rd grade my hearing has been slowly disappearing and theres nothing the doctors can do...
    eridan eridan 18-21, F 1 Response Jun 13, 2012

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    Im From Norway - My last name is wilson. wilson comes from norway im only 10 years old.
    jackwil10 jackwil10 13-15 Nov 19, 2012

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    Vikings -  My ancestors were Vikings. They were great explorers and hunters, but they could never win the Super Bowl. Eric The Red was one of my ancestors, but I'm not too...
    UncleDevilShow UncleDevilShow 41-45, M 3 Responses Mar 10, 2008

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    An Old Norwegian Nursery Rime - BEDTIME PRAYER All the little birds have gone in their nests to sleep. And out in folds I cannot see sleep the woolly sheep. All the flowers...
    doctorirwin doctorirwin 46-50, M 6 Responses Apr 10, 2009

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    Oslo Is The Best Place In Norway To Live - I have moved alot around the west coast of Norway, and the weather is allways so bad! It's allways raining, and I really hate water. Now...
    k1kk1 k1kk1 22-25, F 3 Responses Feb 26, 2013

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    Did You Hear... - Lady Gaga speaking what they say is Swedish? She does good, but my American ears hear Norwegian (especially the Alexander swearing sounds Norwegian).  ...
    SolSkinn SolSkinn 31-35 Sep 21, 2009

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    All the Strange Connections - I am primarily Celt but my Norwegian ancestry is through the Maxwell clan of Scotland who were originally from Norway and given titles and lands...
    Dragontopia Dragontopia 46-50 2 Responses Jun 22, 2009

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    Children's Song - Paul and His Chilckens - Here it is in English...great song...Some of you may know this one.. =]     Paul let his chickens run out on the hillside...
    onestepatatime onestepatatime 26-30, F Aug 3, 2009

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    Hei Nordmann Her :) - Vil bli kjent med andre norsker, bygge et sosialt nettverk :) Arne heter jeg, fra trøndelag, sosial men litt beskjeden. Litt nerd, litt sporty, litt kul, og...
    Matrial Matrial 22-25, M 1 Response Aug 24, 2011

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    100 % Here - Yes, I was born and raised here in Norway and all of my family consists of full-blooded Norwegians as far back as I'm aware of(with the fair exception of my two young...
    Altena Altena 26-30, F 8 Responses Sep 21, 2008

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    Gunderson - My great  grandfather was 100% Norwegian and I am 40%. When he came his last name was Gunderson. Then somehow he came across a name which is my last name right now and...
    MeiAtraAla MeiAtraAla 13-15, F 3 Responses Jun 22, 2011

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    My Grandfather Always Loved This One - "100 Swedes ran through the weeds back to the border of Sweden. 100 Swedes ran through the weeds... chased by one Norwegian!"...
    QuixoticKidEternity QuixoticKidEternity 31 2 Responses Feb 22, 2008

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    Norway - My mom has always told me, I could walk around Norway and blend in ,no problem,   untill I opened my big mouth.
    kimberley4 kimberley4 41-45, F 1 Response Feb 3, 2008

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    Why Do I Feel So Alone? - I was born into a wonderful God fearing family. I have always believed in the creation of the heavens and the earth, just as God explains it in the bible...
    ElonMadier ElonMadier 51-55, M 1 Response Oct 22, 2011

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    I Am Living In Norway - Hello guys,I am a Norwegian lady, living in a town called Kongsvinger. It is 1,5 hour with a car from the capitol Oslo where I was born and raised. I also...
    kooikermum kooikermum 46-50, F 3 Responses Nov 7, 2008

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    Isnt That Funny... - This is called "I am Norwegian" but seems like no one in here really are from Norway . :D
    melnaisronis melnaisronis 18-21, F 3 Responses Oct 8, 2010

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    Anyone Here Live In Norway? - If so, I want to know your feelings towards the political, social and healthcare states of the nation 
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Nov 27, 2007

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    Heritage - I am of Norwegian heritage, my grand fathers mother and father were from Norway.  I don't really know anything about Norway, I don't have any stories.
    keyna keyna 36-40, F 2 Responses Feb 10, 2008

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    10 nations in Bible are aligned and ready - About a week ago, I had a intense dream that I was in a car with I think it was my mom and sister. They were in the front and I was in...
    Rachael101 Rachael101 36-40 Apr 15, 2011

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    3 More Months - i can not wait til November comes! My man dan will be home from afghanistan! He left in May and it has seemed like forever since ive hugged or kissed him. I think...
    usmcmissy usmcmissy 18-21, F Aug 16, 2011

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    I am Norwegian, I live in Aalesund. I'm a pretty active person. I train 2 hours a day, but mondays I train 5 hours. I'm 15, and a girl.
    cherrychillz cherrychillz 13-15, F 2 Responses Feb 12

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    But Really I'm A Mutt - My father was from Norway. My mother is Mexican American. How I came out with black hair, dark skin, and blue eyes is a mystery! My father was brilliant...
    illwilledanblueeyed illwilledanblueeyed 26-30, F 1 Response Mar 28, 2010

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    My Grandparent's Gift - I was born in the United States. So were my parents, for that matter. But my grandparents on my mother's side, that is where my culture was born. In this...
    VakreLivet VakreLivet 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 21, 2013

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    I am over 90% Norwegian, I was born in Norway and I live in Norway. I hate tryhard Norwegian Americans who think they're Norwegians. Quit your stupid quasi-Norwegian "traditions...
    ShitBasher ShitBasher 16-17, M 6 Responses Jan 15

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    Norwegian By Heart - This is just something I wrote for one of my college applications this fall and I realized it fits perfectly into this experience! So here you go...
    VakreLivet VakreLivet 18-21, F 2 Responses Nov 15, 2013

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    OMFG! I - Hallo, Jeg hetter Aric Sigvald Thoresen. like the title says, Ja, Jeg elsker Norge. i live in Georgia (the USA one). i hate it here, and always wish I could live in the...
    uhgfukmalife1 uhgfukmalife1 16-17, M Jan 4, 2009

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    My Mother Is From Karmoy - I and my 3 other siblings are half norwegian. we all have been to the island our mother is from and have great and wonderful family living there . It is...
    chrissy9199 chrissy9199 41-45, F Oct 31, 2012

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    Cardamom Is the Best - I love to make Krumkakes when it's cold out. Even though it's a lot of work (3-4hrs). I use (2) late 1800's cast irons so that I can make one after another...
    shikoba shikoba 46-50, F 8 Responses Oct 22, 2007

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    I recently found out my roots are from Norway on my mom's side. I always thought I was British but I had to do a family tree project for history that went all the way back to the...
    Idealizer Idealizer 16-17, F Mar 10

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    Syns Det Er Rart - Hei! Jeg tenkte bare at jeg skulle si at det er ganske rart at nesten alle her i denne gruppen skriver på engelsk. De sier at de er norske, men likevel skrives...
    knight92 knight92 18-21, F 5 Responses May 29, 2012

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    Hei! - Jeg heter Ellen (Solskinn av min bestefar). Mine besteforeldre er fra Telemark. Meg og min elskede døtre prøver å lære norsk. Det ligner på...
    SolSkinn SolSkinn 31-35 4 Responses Aug 28, 2009

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    Proud to Be ... - My grandmother was, grandfather was British.  Being Scandinavian, even if just through genes, seems fantastic to me. Norway has a world reputation as one of...
    gottaBhappy gottaBhappy 51-55, M 4 Responses Jan 23, 2009

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    Im Proud. - Im Proud of who i am.. i am Norwegian from my moms side and Mexican from my dads side..Norway has always held such an awe for me and i cannot wait to visit.ive done...
    krazyloki5150 krazyloki5150 22-25 1 Response Jul 22, 2011

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    Norwegian - A typical norwegian girl. Born and raised! I live in the south, in a small town called Sandefjord. I love my country, every aspect of it. The way it look, the seasons...
    facktard facktard 18-21, F 5 Responses Mar 11, 2011

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    I Am 75% Norwegian - I live in Wisconsin where my Grandparants settled.  3 out of 4 Grandparents came from Norway.
    Maddewey Maddewey 66-70 Aug 10, 2009

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    My Grandma Is 100% - She was going to go to Norway and take me with, but it never did happen and she is gone now. One of my goals is to someday visit Norway, never got to do it...
    SoMuchToSay SoMuchToSay 31-35, M 4 Responses May 17, 2008

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    I am from norway and i am proud to be that. i was born in christiansand and now i life in the netherlands
    DionKing DionKing 18-21, M 2 Responses Jan 22

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    Norsk - Hei! Jeg am 25% norsk. og hope to move there one day. currently learning norsk.  
    norskamore norskamore 16-17, F 3 Responses Jan 23, 2009

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    Viking, Actually - Close enough, though. I am mostly Irish / Celtic / Viking, so I think that qualifies. Am a (proud) member of the sons of Norway. Famous Norse ancestors...
    VincentValentine VincentValentine 31-35, M 4 Responses Aug 9, 2009

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    I'm a Little Bit Norwegian -  My heritage is part Norwegian and I think it's pretty cool. I really want to visit Norway at some point.
    smilingthroughthepain smilingthroughthepain 18-21 3 Responses Jul 8, 2008

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    I Am 75% Norwegian - I live in Wisconsin where my Grandparants settled.  3 out of 4 Grandparents came from Norway.
    Maddewey Maddewey 66-70 Aug 10, 2009

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    My Great-grandfather Was A Larssen! - My mother's side of the family boasts a connection to the Larssens of Telemark. It is a complex ancestry, Norwegian through this link with...
    LaHuitreTare LaHuitreTare 22-25, F Mar 3, 2012

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    I'm so stressed about my future , I have always had a dream , to live in norway and I have to pursue it . I'm learning norwegian and gave some friends from norway but I feel so...
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