Blueberry Soup - The Icelandic "People's Movement"

Eileen Jerrett
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Blueberry Soup has been a major part of my life since 2008. In documenting this process, I have seen the Icelandic People's Movement awaken a sense of democracy deeply embedded in all of us.

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