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International Swede of the Year Award

Thanks to TheLocal for its coverage of the "International Swede of the Year", awarded this year to the founders of Spotify:

http://www.thelocal.se/20140821/spot...the-year-award

In reviewing the list of prior award winners, Sweden has a lot of expatriates to be proud of (several also live or have lived in Switzerland):

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Intern...de_of_the_Year

It is refreshing to see a country honoring its citizens abroad, unlike, for example, the US which tends to vilify its overseas citizens as misfits, tax cheats and worse.
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