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Norwegians top charts at Sochi Olympics

Olympic medals per million people in population

  • Norway:  5.2
  • Russia:  .2307
  • USA:  .0848

Just sayin’… 😉

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those crazy Norwegians

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The talk of the 2014 Winter Olympics is the Norwegian curllng team and their crazy pants. And why not? They got the Gold in 2002! Here’s the video…

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nationality

ImageIs my nationality half-Norwegian? What does that mean? That I am or was a Norwegian citizen? Well, that doesn’t work. Am I half-Norwegian culturally? Sounds strange since I’m just now trying to learn about Norwegian culture. Genetically? Genes don’t have nationalities. Ethnically? Popular word these days, but what does it really mean? I’ve decided I’m just half-Norwegian because one set of grandparents emmigrated to the USA from Norway. What I’m trying to do is get involved with that ancestral fact, embrace it like I was embracing them and all their forebearers…something I’ll never be able to do in this lifetime. I’ve decided it’s worth the effort.

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