So this is n article about our reunion and the imperfect google translation of it. It is not a flattering photo of me, and I am probably not famous now. But it is fun to be featured is a Swedish newspaper.
9 Västerbottningen 8 August 2019 Countries merge OSKAR through the relationship ANDREW we so well cared for and now we will try to do the same for our guests from the US and Canada, says Gull-Britt Some who visited Sweden for the first time were Donna Schoonover and Elin Showalter from Seattle in the US – We are here in Sweden because we want to see the country where our grandfather and grandmother grew up, says Elin And it is a fantastic experience to meet these people, Donna adds. Botsmark / VINDELN. Over a hundred people from Sweden, the United States and Canada gathered during a family reunion last weekend. One of the highlights was to visit the Botsmark site where eight siblings emigrated, hoping for a better life in Canada. EMIL Outside the hotel Vindelgallerien is a sign with the text: Welcome / Welcome to the It is fantasy- Johansson / Johnson family to have a reunion. The Swedish, Canadian and American flag flavors symbolize the 112 people who participate in rations and family reunions, of which 31 are from Canada and the United States. different countries. The youngest participant comes from the US and is three years old, the oldest is 88 years – It is fantastic to have Canada, probably because of a bond between different generations and different countries, says Ann-Brith Edlund, who participated during the weekend band between their grandmother and grandfather met in Seattle. Grandfather was Ann-Brith Edlund from Bynäset and grandmother from Svensbyn, Piteå came mouth -Farmor influenced our lives and held together the Swedish siblings who did not move to the age -Four of the siblings emig-family. We often met our rowers from Canada’s Swedish family in the United States and Seattle to the United States, and the rest were offered, among other things, on butter, stayed in Canada, ask goose-table corrects Gull-Britt. It was very disappointing for a few disappointed that she was not the families, they became their own entrepreneurs, adds Ann-Brith Why the family meeting went off in the Vindeln was a bit of a coincidence. The weekend offered, among other things, auctions, games, entertainment, root causes and a trip to Bynäset in Botsmark, Umeå municipality. A place that today is deserted. Gull-Britt I must say that I spoke so much Swedish with us, and that we did not receive any recipes for Swedish law, says Donna. But Elin remembers a couple in 2013, a large family was organized in the United States, which also attracted over a hundred people, and three years later Swedish words that she wants to say goodbye to Väster Johansson’s grandfather, Bynäset lived another time. One of the words is butter Gull-Britt Johansson shows pictures of the family of Donna Schoonover from the US who visited Sweden for the first time ever. Photo: EMMAGARZON EMMA GARZON but he was the only one of nine – When we were in the US