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Anna-Stina Johansson

Anna-Stina Johansson
Anna-Stina Johansson is an author and poet from Lapland, Sweden, a graduate from Long Ridge Writers Group. Her children's book about animals was published in 2008.
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Where Your Heart Is

Anna-Stina Johansson presents her poem about what matters the most, and describes it as the Northern lights dance high above, among the shining stars.

Bullying is Plain Madness

It's madness when adults bully others because they should know better. Even with all the recent talk of how bad bullying is, it still happens.

To Me They Are All The Same

A poem about animals, how we love them and how they fill our lives. When they die, we grieve for them as we do for people.

What is love?

Anna-Stina Johansson presents a poem about what love is, something that you know is there, but you can't actually touch.

A Summer Breeze

This is Anna-Stina Johansson's poem about the summer breeze and butterflies.

True Friendship

A poem about friendship and the meaning of a true friend...

My Beloved Friend

This is me remembering our dog and for all of you who understand what it's like to lose a beloved friend, maybe you will recognize yourself in my words...

Ranger Gerbrand – A True Hero

Meet Gerbrand Van Der Merwe, one of the many rangers who risks his own life every day by protecting the wild animals.
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The ‘Demon Theater’ Brings Ingmar Bergman’s Plays Back to Life

It was kind of like an accident that I ended up in LA. I had got some insurance money from my old job after I broke my leg and I was very much into films at the time.
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The Next Greta Garbo

Meet the Swedish-born actress Ottiliana Rolandsson, Ph.D. We're talking about why she moved from Sweden to USA, about her acting career and how she stays fit.

Saving The Heifer ‘Tru Calling’

One day in the beginning of June, when the birds were singing and the sun was shining, we turned our cows and calves out to pasture.
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A Poem: The Night

This is a poem about the beauty of the night, by Anna-Stina Johansson, the NewsBlaze Laplander.
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Why are People Afraid of Wolves?

I will always remember a special day when I was 21 years old. I yawned when I opened the door and felt the chilly air against my face. It was quite dark, only the streetlight showed the way to the barn.

Kyokushin Karate Teaches Spirit of ‘Perseverance’

About training Kyokushin karate - the strongest karate in the world.