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Columnist Highlights “Things He Could Have Learned at Camp”

Published: July 3, 2014

Molly Guthrey's daughter with Tove Irene Dahl, dean of Skogfjorden. 

Recently, a parent of a Skogfjorden villager and columnist for the Pioneer Press (Minn.) wrote an intriguing column about President Barack Obama's controversial nominee for the U.S. ambassadorship to Norway, George Tsunis, and identifies how a culturally immersive environment could serve him well, given what she calls recent cultural "flubs."

Another great example of why learning the culture is just as important as learning the language!

What do you think of Molly Guthrey's suggestions? Let us know by leaving a comment below. 

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