What Sweden means to you in just one Tweet
Published: 20 Aug 2014 09:36 GMT+02:00
The Local Sweden has been asking readers to squeeze their view of Sweden into just 140 characters or less. Here's what you came up with up for #SwedeninaTweet.
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