Daily Archives: June 6, 2017

Oh! SWEDEN, A Lamentation and a Challenge

OH! Sweden: I am torn. I am so disappointed. OH! Sweden! Where should I begin this sad but hopeful letter? OH! Sweden! How can I express my feelings, or is it passion for you, OH! Sweden!? OH! Sweden! I am an American. I have never – my big, strong, fair skinned, blond, blue-eyed body has never been on the soil of Sweden. Emma Stina was born in Sweden. I don’t know the city of her birth or the circumstances. Her early life and coming to America are an unknown story for me, a mystery. Was she from a rich family? […]