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Old 06-07-2020, 03:52 AM
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The Lillian and Bertil story is a great story, and a great lesson to us all about duty, perseverence and personal sacrifice. It is not just for the younger generation of royals to draw inspiration from it (not looking across the pond at anybody in particular), but there is a lot of us common folk can learn from it.
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Old 07-12-2020, 06:20 AM
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Photo of prince Bertil in 1976, by Benno Movin-Hermes, at his series "Kända Svenskar" (Famous Swedes). At the collection of Moderna Museet.
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Martin Saarikangas (b. 1937), a finnish shipbuilder and vuorineuvos ("mining counselor"', a Finnish honorary title granted by the President of Finland to leading figures in industry and commerce), was sent as a war child to Sweden during the WWII. He got to a wealthy family who had no children, they took a good care of Saarikangas and he sees his time in Sweden as good and meaningful.
Saarikangas reminisced at a TV-interview on 8th January a Christmas lunch which his swedish family hosted. Among the guests were many dignitaries, also Prince Bertil. He introduced himself as uncle Bertil to little Martin. Bertil had noticed the boy and this sister in the doorway and asked to set the table for them as well. The children were placed on both sides of Bertil.
In the interview, Saarikangas recalls how the dishes and cutlery were placed in front of him. That's when Bertil intervened.
- "I think you don't know how to use these, but uncle teaches", helpful Bertil showed Martin how to use them correctly.
Saarikangas said: "And so Prince Bertil taught me etiquette. I am very proud that I have received royal instruction".
Martin Saarikangas muistelee_ Prinssi Bertil oli ”setä”
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American Swedish Institute president presents Prince Bertil and Princess Lilian of Sweden with a copy of the Institute's photo book, Minneapolis, Minnesota, 29th November 1979.
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