A nisse’s work is never done

Norwegian artist works year-round to realize a dream Lori Ann Reinhall The Norwegian American It was always Bodil Østmo-Sæter’s dream to make dolls, but she never got the chance until family obligations forced her to take a break from her busy schedule at the Bergen Art Academy. Her second child was on the way, and before she knew it, a third was coming. With time, there were five children to take care of, but the time at home gave her the opportunity to step back from her usual work and realize her dream. Østmo-Sæter (here
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Lori Ann Reinhall

Lori Ann Reinhall, editor-in-chief of The Norwegian American, is a multilingual journalist and cultural ambassador based in Seattle. She is the president of the Seattle-Bergen Sister City Association, and she serves on the boards of several Nordic organizations.

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