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On the left side, at the very bottom below the figures, we see flames destroying Vika, the slum that was razed to make room for City Hall. The fiery scene not only calls to mind the many blazes that once plagued the wooded-shantied ghetto, but also refer to the social revolution avoided by creating better living conditions for its residents. The line of folks above the fire are all responsibly participating in local government and laboring to rebuild the city. Above them, we see healthcare being provided to mothers in Oslo’s new Maternity Ward, and children receiving free education in public schools.

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