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[May 2004, aged 85] All I got to look forward to, is death. I think back on everything I've experienced and I've led a fantastic, rich life. Just one day of my life would have been wonderful to many others. But death is the only thing in front of me. I have no rehearsels to get to. I have no projects, as they are called nowadays. That's why I feel so bad for the unemployed. That has to be the ...
In 1953 she gave birth to a son with Down's Syndrome. This was at a time when children with this disease was "sent away", and called retards. When a family-member suggested he be placed in a "special home" she said "Over my dead body!" and chose to go out in public and talk about mothering a child with Down's Syndrome, being the first in Norway to do so. Sadly the child, nick-named Tommeliten, ...