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I have sewn many stitches....before I was forgotten 2.... This the story about Inga and how she found Love :)

This is the story about Elvanes Per and Inga
I talked with some people about the house were I found the old sewing machine.
Well I dont have all the years but Per and his wife got a girl they called Inga. Mum died early and Per raised his daughter alone. The place were the house lays is called Elvaneset because it lays down by the river. Its one of the coldest place in the whole valley. Well Per didn't like men come and courtesies his daughter. When they come to ask her out he shot after them with his shotgun! Loaded with salt but I bet it hurt when they got hit! Well years passed by and she lived there with her dad. He passed away and she stayed in this old house with no water and no isolation. On the coldest days she only get out of bed to put more wood in the stove. One of the men that was trying to ask her out as young returned when her dad died. Inga was then 70 years. He was around 77-78 but sweet love appeared and they got engaged. They married and she moved with him to a place called Vatne. A town around 15 minutes drive from here. He took her around Norway and Sweden and he showed her the world outside Elvaneset. They was married to his dead and Inga died in nursing home around 92-93 years old. So for all you out there that hasn't find love yet ….Its never to late and its out there waiting for you. I was so fascinated by this story. Theres many great stories in this little valley that had become my second home and I will find more of them for you.

Dont give up hope
Love is all around you!

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    • # Jacki

      What a terrific story (and photos)! If walls could talk I'm sure many houses have stories to tell us... good idea to look for some of them!

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    • # Felecia

      Great story.... love a happy ending! Beautiful weathered wood! That first shot is great.

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    • # Jennifer Litwinowicz

      what a beautiful inspiring love story!! i love these images and they are made better by the back story..... there is a soul mate for everyone:)

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    • # Marsha

      Oh my....what a wonderful post - fantastic images and the story with a beautiful ending! Thanks for finding out and sharing it with us!! To finally find love at the age of 70....I think it's true that what is meant to be will be! Good for Inga :))

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    • # Patricia Gonzales

      What a wonderful story of love, hope and faith!!!
      Such wonderful photos to go along with this inspiring story too!!

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    • # Josy

      Incredible story Eva.... I like, and I put 3 in my favorites for not to forget this set:))

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    • # Sara G

      Awwww what an interesting but sad with happy ending story :-) Love all of these shots..glad she got to get out of there and see some of the world and know love :-))

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    • # Frances

      Beautiful! I enjoyed the story and the photos are brillant. I like shots of barns and cabins in their nautual settings. You did well with this one Lizette :)

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    • # Antonio Gil

      And suddenly this house got lit by your story and everything inside it has a meaning. I was mesmerized by this story. Thanks my dear Liz.

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    • # Gillian Parsons

      Wonderful story and how I know about never giving up I remet my husband after 31 years we have been married now for 7mths we are 63 and 65 and hope for many years to catch up on lost time.......thankyou for the knowedge so amazing

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    • # Nynke

      What a beautiful story Lizette. It really touched my heart. Thanks for finding out... Knowing what happened there makes the pictures even more wonderful!!

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