Ten years after Breivik attacks, survivors seek to confront far-right extremism

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By Gwladys Fouche UTOEYA, Norway (Reuters) – Nearly 10 years after Anders Behring Breivik tried to kill her on the Norwegian island of Utoeya, Astrid Hoem is back there to explain to a group of teenagers how she ran for her life and hid in a beach cove while Breivik murdered others around her. “He shot a girl next to me, in the back. She told me: ‘please tell my parents I love them because I am going to die’,” Hoem, 26, tells the high school students. The girl survived. The students, who are on a three-day workshop on how to solve conflicts and challenge racist attitudes, listen in silence as …

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