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Be Happy It Happened At All

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Our hopes were measured in meters and they soared up from a fjord into the crisp blue sky. My family’s train journey on the much heralded Flåm Railway came at the midway point of our week in Norway, thus serving as the emotional pivot of our spring break adventure. With […]

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