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A different life.

(THIS ARTICLE IS ONLY MACHINE TRANSLATED by Google from Norwegian)

Adelheid Gulbrandsen (42 years) uses her own experiences as inspiration in

this fall's bestselling novel Father's house. The yellow fire stood out as the only brown

the girl in Solør – after her mother had traveled to Blindern to study philosophy and came

back with a big stomach after meeting a newspaper printer from Kenya. Mora was alone and

Life wasn't always easy, but she and her family were resourceful. The grandfather was one

institution as party secretary, the uncle was the unionist Tore Gulbrandsen and

aunt was married to SV's and later Professor Steinar Stjernø. Gulbrandsen even says that

she was "born into politics and in every way spat into social democracy."

She had just moved to Oslo and started her law studies before she was permanently employed in LO.

It was during this period that she seriously recognized the racism in Norwegian society. On the way

home from business trip, she was stopped in customs at Fornebu and harassed because of

skin tone. Gulbrandsen was deeply disappointed when LO did not take the matter further politically. She

continued in the job, but eventually broke up. In this week's edition of HK news

she tells of when she was standing and considered jumping out of the office window on the 9th floor. Then

called Dag Børge Akerø with offers of job in TV2. She did not take the job, but did

together. She had been "seen" again.

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