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2014 Nobel Peace Prize

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Despite the rather intimidating torches, goodwill pervades the crowd.

December 10, 2014.  Not much hurrah is made over the Nobel Peace Prize in the States.  But in Norway, it’s a big deal.  Each year on December 10th, huge crowds brandish flambeaux as they march down the main boulevard to the Grand Hotel, where the winners wave from the balcony.  I attended my first torchlit parade last year, and I have to say, it was a pretty goosebumpy experience Continue reading 2014 Nobel Peace Prize